overtire

[ oh-ver-tahyuh r ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈtaɪər /

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

to tire to the point of exhaustion; tire out.

Nearby words

  1. overthink,
  2. overthrow,
  3. overthrust,
  4. overthrust belt,
  5. overtime,
  6. overtired,
  7. overtly,
  8. overtone,
  9. overtook,
  10. overtop

Origin of overtire

First recorded in 1550–60; over- + tire1

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British Dictionary definitions for overtired

overtired

/ (ˌəʊvərˈtaɪəd) /

adjective

extremely tired; exhaustedovertired and overworked
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Word Origin and History for overtired

overtire

v.

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

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