What does oversteer mean?

Definitions for oversteerˈoʊ vərˌstɪər; ˌoʊ vərˈstɪər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word oversteer.


  1. oversteer(Noun)

    The condition in which the rear wheels of a car don't follow the desired curve while cornering, the rear wheels losing a degree of traction and so skidding off the required line into a spin.

  2. oversteer(Verb)

    to lose the control of one's vehicle in a corner due to rear wheels sliding and not following the front wheels

  3. Origin: over + steer


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oversteer in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oversteer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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