[ adjective oh-ver-weer-ee; verb oh-ver-weer-ee ]
/ adjective ˈoʊ vərˈwɪər i; verb ˌoʊ vərˈwɪər i /


excessively weary; tired out.

verb (used with object), o·ver·wea·ried, o·ver·wea·ry·ing.

to weary to excess; overcome with weariness.

Nearby words

  1. overvalue,
  2. overview,
  3. overvoltage,
  4. overwatch,
  5. overwear,
  6. overween,
  7. overweening,
  8. overweigh,
  9. overweight,
  10. overwhelm

Origin of overweary

First recorded in 1570–80; over- + weary

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Examples from the Web for overweary

  • Washington's face never betrayed him, but a glad look came to the overweary eyes.

    Then Marched the Brave|Harriet T. Comstock
  • Send me this good horse to the stables, sahib; I am overweary.

    Rung Ho!|Talbot Mundy