Definition of overheated
1 : perfervid
2 : characterized by marked inflation from an increase in demand and a decrease in supply <an overheated economy>
Examples of overheated in a sentence
She worked in a stuffy, overheated office.
The discussion was getting overheated.
The market for new houses is overheated.
First Known Use of overheated
OVERHEATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overheated for English Language Learners
: too hot
: too excited or emotional
of a market or economy : having too much activity, growth, etc.
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