verb \-ˈbər-dən\

: to give (someone or something) too much work, worry, etc. : to burden (someone or something) too much

Full Definition of OVERBURDEN

transitive verb
:  to place an excessive burden on

Examples of OVERBURDEN

  1. She overburdened me with work.
  2. Why overburden yourself when people are offering to help?

First Known Use of OVERBURDEN


Rhymes with OVERBURDEN


noun \ˈō-vər-ˌbər-dən\

Definition of OVERBURDEN

:  material overlying a deposit of useful geological materials or bedrock

First Known Use of OVERBURDEN



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