overleap

verb over·leap \ ˌō-vər-ˈlēp \

Definition of overleap

overleaped or overleapt play \ˌō-vər-ˈlēpt also -ˈlept\; overleaping play \ˌō-vər-ˈlē-piŋ\
1 : to leap over or across
2 : to defeat (oneself) by going too far

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First Known Use of overleap

before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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