overheated

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adjective over·heat·ed \-ˈhē-təd\

Definition of overheated

  1. 1 :  perfervid

  2. 2 :  characterized by marked inflation from an increase in demand and a decrease in supply <an overheated economy>

Examples of overheated in a sentence

  1. She worked in a stuffy, overheated office.

  2. The discussion was getting overheated.

  3. The market for new houses is overheated.

1693

First Known Use of overheated

1693


OVERHEATED Defined for English Language Learners

overheated

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adjective over·heat·ed \-ˈhē-təd\

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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