over·​drawn | \ ˌō-vər-ˈdrȯn How to pronounce overdrawn (audio) \

Definition of overdrawn

: having an overdrawn account

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overdrawn claims of her accomplishments that any job interviewer could see right through

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In 1992, many of the retirements were due to a scandal implicating more than 240 members of Congress who had overdrawn their House bank accounts. Li Zhou, Vox, "The striking parallels between 1992’s “Year of the Woman” and 2018, explained by a historian," 2 Nov. 2018 Some Wells Fargo customers say their bank accounts were drained – and in some cases overdrawn – when their automatic bill pay setups were charged twice for payments. Deon Roberts, charlotteobserver, "Furious Wells Fargo customers say bank accounts drained, overdrawn by double charges," 18 Jan. 2018 Jenner's pumped-up, often-overdrawn lips have been an integral part of her signature look (and the selling point of many a Kylie Lip Kit) ever since. Samantha Sasso, refinery29.com, "Yes, You Can Remove Your Lip Fillers — Here's How," 9 July 2018 Bank records seized through search warrants and reviewed by law enforcement showed two of the funeral home’s bank accounts were overdrawn and a third account contained a small amount of money, authorities said. Katie Park, Philly.com, "Bucks funeral home director pleads guilty to stealing nearly $300K from clients," 6 June 2018 While the star’s drag character is featured prominently in the video, Brian Firkus, the musician under the overdrawn lips and cartoonish cheekbones, is the video's undeniable lead. Patrick Crowley, Billboard, "Trixie Mattel Plays Doctor In 'Break Your Heart' Music Video: Watch," 17 Mar. 2018 Even if the risks are overdrawn, the U.K.’s greater dependence after Brexit on the U.S. is plainer than ever. Stephen Fidler, WSJ, "U.K.’s Post-Brexit Future Hinges on the U.S.," 16 Mar. 2018 Prosecutors portrayed Uresti as a man under tremendous financial strain whose bank accounts were often overdrawn. Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News, "Uresti’s alleged ex-mistress admits to relationship with his business partner," 2 Feb. 2018 According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, the median overdraft fee in the U.S. is $35, and some banks charge unlimited fees per day, one for each overdrawn transaction. Erin El Issa, USA TODAY, "Confusion about overdraft coverage can cost you dearly," 29 Sep. 2017

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1817, in the meaning defined above

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