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overdue

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adjective over·due \-ˈdü, -ˈdyü\

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. 1 a :  unpaid when due <an overdue bill> b :  delayed beyond an appointed time <an overdue train> <overdue library books>

  2. 2 :  too great :  excessive <an overdue share of the profits>

  3. 3 :  more than ready <overdue for a haircut>

Examples of overdue

  1. She reminded him that the rent was overdue.

  2. He has many overdue bills.

  3. The train is 10 minutes overdue.



1763

First Known Use of overdue

1763


OVERDUE Defined for Kids

overdue

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adjective over·due \ˌō-vər-ˈdü, -ˈdyü\

Definition of overdue

  1. 1 :  not paid when due <overdue bills>

  2. 2 :  delayed beyond an expected time <The plane was an hour overdue.>

  3. 3 :  more than ready <He is overdue for a haircut.>





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