Simple Definition of overdue
: not paid at an expected or required time
: not appearing or presented by a stated, expected, or required time
—used to say that something should have happened or been done before now
Full Definition of overdue
1 a : unpaid when due <an overdue bill> b : delayed beyond an appointed time <an overdue train> <overdue library books>
2 : too great : excessive <an overdue share of the profits>
3 : more than ready <overdue for a haircut>
Examples of overdue
She reminded him that the rent was overdue.
He has many overdue bills.
The train is 10 minutes overdue.
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OVERDUE Defined for Kids
Definition of overdue
1 : not paid when due <overdue bills>
2 : delayed beyond an expected time <The plane was an hour overdue.>
3 : more than ready <He is overdue for a haircut.>
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