Origin of overshot
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
Examples from the Web for overshot
Contemporary Examples of overshot
May 23: A Boeing 737 of Air India Express overshot the runway at Mangalore, careened over a cliff, and exploded.Budget Airlines to Blame for Plane Crashes?
July 28, 2010
Historical Examples of overshot
The huntsmen, in their haste, overshot the place of his concealment.Aesop's Fables
Sometimes we overshot the target, but more often we were short of it.High Adventure
James Norman Hall
A shade later, and they must have overshot the mark; a shade sooner, and a miss.Bob, Son of Battle
But Wanaha in her womanish enthusiasm had overshot her mark.The Watchers of the Plains
I saw I had overshot the mark: when he takes that tone, you are nowhere.A Pessimist
verb -shoots, -shooting or -shot
1530s, in reference to water-wheels, "driven by water shot over from above," past participle adjective from overshoot.