[verb oh-ver-chahrj; noun oh-ver-chahrj] /verb ˌoʊ vərˈtʃɑrdʒ; noun ˈoʊ vərˌtʃɑrdʒ/

verb (used with object), overcharged, overcharging.
to (a purchaser) too high a price:
When the manager realized we’d been overcharged, she gave us a credit for the difference.
to fill too full; overload.
to exaggerate:
to overcharge the importance of ancestry.
verb (used without object), overcharged, overcharging.
to make an excessive ; too much for something.
a in excess of a stated or just price.
an act of overcharging.
an excessive load.
verb (ˌəʊvəˈtʃɑːdʒ)
to charge too much
(transitive) to fill or load beyond capacity
(literary) another word for exaggerate
noun (ˈəʊvəˌtʃɑːdʒ)
an excessive price or charge
an excessive load

c.1300, “to overload, overburden,” from over- + charge (v.). Meaning “to charge someone too much money” is from 1660s. Related: Overcharged; overcharging.


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