overprice

verb
over·​price | \ ˌō-vər-ˈprīs How to pronounce overprice (audio) \
overpriced; overpricing; overprices

Definition of overprice

transitive verb

: to price too high

Examples of overprice in a Sentence

The store was guilty of overpricing its goods. Everything in the store is grossly overpriced.
Recent Examples on the Web At times, the market may get ahead of itself and even overprice a stock with great prospects. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 At times, the market may get ahead of itself and even overprice a stock with great prospects. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 At times, the market may get ahead of itself and even overprice a stock with great prospects. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 At times, the market may get ahead of itself and even overprice a stock with great prospects. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 At times, the market may get ahead of itself and even overprice a stock with great prospects. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 At times, the market may get ahead of itself and even overprice a stock with great prospects. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 At times, the market may get ahead of itself and even overprice a stock with great prospects. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 At times, the market may get ahead of itself and even overprice a stock with great prospects. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of overprice

1576, in the meaning defined above

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“Overprice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overprice. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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