Definition of overcorrect
- If the soup tastes bland, don't overcorrect by adding too much salt.
- The driver of the Acura then overcorrected to the right, and as he came near the shoulder, his car was struck by a Toyota sport utility vehicle …
- —The Houston Chronicle
- Your first instinct will be to overcorrect every time your drone is headed somewhere you don't want it to go.
- —Scott Gilbertson
overcorrectionplay \ˌō-vər-kə-ˈrek-shən\ noun, plural overcorrections
- Meant to hold 150 passengers, the Christina took on 250. Listing from the start, an overcorrection in steering capsized the boat.
- —Russell Fielding et al.