transitive + intransitive
: to pay too much to someone or for something
… the debate over whether organic foods are a smart choice for healthier living or a marketing tool that gulls people into overpaying.—Kenneth Chang It took my husband and me an hour with a representative to figure out we were overpaying for insurance and unlimited data plans.—Tanisha A. Sykes Be careful not to overpay state taxes.—Carl T. Hall We are not overpaying people; we are paying people what the market demands.—Renee Glover
… fuels the negative stereotype of the overpaid underworked bureaucrat.
—Joann S. Lublin