Definitions for overleapˌoʊ vərˈlip

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•leapˌoʊ vərˈlip(v.t.)-leaped; -leapt, -leap•ing.

  1. to leap over or across.

  2. to overreach (oneself).

Origin of overleap:

bef. 900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overleap(verb)

    defeat (oneself) by going too far

  2. vault, overleap(verb)

    jump across or leap over (an obstacle)

  3. neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap(verb)

    leave undone or leave out

    "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

Wiktionary

  1. overleap(Verb)

    To leap over, to jump over, to cross by jumping.

  2. overleap(Verb)

    To omit

  3. overleap(Verb)

    To ignore

  4. Origin: From oferhleápan

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