Definition of overdue
1a : unpaid when due <an overdue bill>b : delayed beyond an appointed time <an overdue train> <overdue library books>
2 : too great : excessive <an overdue share of the profits>
3 : more than ready <overdue for a haircut>
Examples of overdue in a sentence
She reminded him that the rent was overdue.
He has many overdue bills.
The train is 10 minutes overdue.
First Known Use of overdue
OVERDUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overdue for English Language Learners
: 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
OVERDUE Defined for Kids
Definition of overdue for Students
1 : not paid when due <overdue bills>
2 : delayed beyond an expected time <The plane was an hour overdue.>
3 : more than ready <He is overdue for a haircut.>
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