Simple Definition of overtime
: time spent working at your job that is in addition to your normal working hours
: the money paid for work that is done in addition to your normal working hours
: extra time added to a game when the score is tied at the end of the normal playing time
Full Definition of overtime
1 : time in excess of a set limit: as a : working time in excess of a standard day or week b : an extra period of play in a contest
2 : the wage paid for overtime
Examples of overtime in a sentence
I worked two hours of overtime last week.
He was doing a lot of overtime to save for his vacation.
How much did you earn last month in overtime?
The game went into overtime.
They lost the game in overtime.
First Known Use of overtime
Rhymes with overtime
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OVERTIME Defined for Kids
Definition of overtime for Students
1 : time spent working that is more than one usually works in a day or a week
2 : extra time added to a game when the score is tied at the end of the normal playing time
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