overtire

[oh-ver-tahyuh r]

verb (used with or without object), o·ver·tired, o·ver·tir·ing.

to tire to the point of exhaustion; tire out.

Origin of overtire

First recorded in 1550–60; over- + tire1
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Word Origin and History for overtire
v.

1550s, from over- + tire (v.). Related: Overtired; overtiring.

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