Definition of overdue
- an overdue bill
- an overdue train
- overdue library books
- an overdue share of the profits
- overdue for a haircut
She reminded him that the rent was overdue.
He has many overdue bills.
The train is 10 minutes overdue.
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devilish, excessive, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, fancy, immoderate, inordinate, insane, intolerable, lavish, overextravagant, overmuch, overweening, plethoric, steep, stiff, towering, unconscionable, undue, unmerciful;
a bit much, over the top;
: 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
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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