verb (used with object), o·ver·stepped, o·ver·step·ping.
Origin of overstep
Examples from the Web for overstep
I'd enjoy seeing a trillion dollar coin minted purely for the deservedly righteous indignation such an overstep would create.
Will they overstep and abuse their mandate, turning themselves into a perfect foil for a resurgent Barack Obama?
There, he sold a number of political caricatures that were careful not to overstep Nazi lines.
The limitations of an art are in reality its strength and to overstep its boundaries means to weaken it.The Photoplay|Hugo Mnsterberg
He knew just how far it was proper for him to go, and never once did he overstep those bounds.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
If we overstep the limit this country will get too hot for us.Oh, You Tex!|William Macleod Raine
But does it not depend upon their caprice alone to overstep these bounds?Egmont|Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
But those of us who overstep the border become preposterous in the eyes of those who have never done so.Bat Wing|Sax Rohmer