verb over·bid \ˌō-vər-ˈbid\

Definition of OVERBID

intransitive verb
:  to bid in excess of value
a :  to bid more than the scoring capacity of a hand at cards
b British :  to make a higher bid than the preceding one
transitive verb
:  to bid beyond or in excess of; especially :  to bid more than the value of (one's hand at cards)
over·bid \ˈō-vər-ˌbid\ noun

First Known Use of OVERBID

circa 1616


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