overspin

[ oh-ver-spin ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌspɪn /

noun

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Origin of overspin

First recorded in 1635–45; over- + spin
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Example sentences from the Web for overspin

  • Waddles actually putts with an overspin, and his ball burrows like a mole, dropping into the cup as if made of lead.

    Fore!|Charles Emmett Van Loan