Definition of overmatch
1 : to be more than a match for : defeat
2 : to match with a superior opponent
Examples of overmatch in a Sentence
an indomitable spirit that no amount of adversity could overmatch
Recent Examples of overmatch from the Web
A night after tempers flared and manager Andy Green described a victory as the preferred response, the Padres were overmatched once again in Saturday’s 8-0 defeat at Petco Park.
But his squad may be overmatched against Johnson’s power lineup of Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant, Lebron James and Shaquille O’Neal.
ANOTHERTEQUILASHOT ran well in her debut and was overmatched in the Regret.
Williams had his ups and downs, but the former fourth-round pick from Oklahoma was far from overmatched.
But May was overmatched at the plate in his first big-league stint and Garcia looked solid playing every day, so the Sox sent May back to Triple-A Charlotte for more development.
Its opponents in those first few decades of existence ran the full range of obscure to comically overmatched and historic.
Comey’s testimony portrayed Sessions as either being overmatched in a corrupt administration or participating in obstruction of justice.
Looking at other games, there were simply situations where the Browns were overmatched.
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