overpeople

[ oh-ver-pee-puh l ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈpi pəl /

verb (used with object), o·ver·peo·pled, o·ver·peo·pling.

to overpopulate: The town has been overpeopled by those leaving the farms.

Nearby words

  1. overpaid,
  2. overpark,
  3. overparted,
  4. overpass,
  5. overpay,
  6. overpersuade,
  7. overpitch,
  8. overplay,
  9. overplus,
  10. overpopulate

Origin of overpeople

First recorded in 1675–85; over- + people

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