verb (used with object), o·ver·shot, o·ver·shoot·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·shot, o·ver·shoot·ing.
Origin of overshoot
Related Words for overshootleave, skip, inundate, deluge, overwhelm, choke, ravage, beset, overflow, invade, cover, digress, evade, nullify, abandon, switch, cancel, miss, overshoot, drop
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For an instant he had a quick fear that he might overshoot his mark.Pirates of the Gorm
All was well as yet, but he didn't want to overshoot the mark.Love and Lucy
Maurice Henry Hewlett
The door in the Overshoot's side opened and they got out quickly.
"Heads for Overshoot," he said, and caught the coin on the back of his left hand.
By standing on he was afraid that, should a passage exist, he might overshoot it.Notable Voyagers
W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith