Definitions for overstayˌoʊ vərˈsteɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•stayˌoʊ vərˈsteɪ(v.t.)

  1. to stay beyond the time, limit, or duration of:

    to overstay one's welcome.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overstay, outstay(verb)

    stay too long

    "overstay or outstay one's welcome"


  1. overstay(Verb)

    To remain present after the agreed or appropriate departure time.

  2. overstay(Verb)

    To remain present beyond the limits of.


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