overlength

adjective
over·​length | \ ˌō-vər-ˈleŋ(k)th How to pronounce overlength (audio) , -ˈlen(t)th \

Definition of overlength

: being of more than standard or ordinary length an overlength trailer/truck

First Known Use of overlength

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Overlength.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overlength. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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