overleverage

[ oh-ver-lev-er-ij, ‐lee-ver‐ ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈlɛv ər ɪdʒ, ‐ˈli vər‐ /

verb (used with or without object), o·ver·lev·er·aged, o·ver·lev·er·ag·ing.

to get into too much debt: The hotel was overleveraged and had an insufficient cash flow.

Nearby words

  1. overlay glass,
  2. overlea,
  3. overleaf,
  4. overleap,
  5. overlearn,
  6. overlie,
  7. overline,
  8. overlive,
  9. overload,
  10. overlong

Origin of overleverage


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