Definition of overqualified
: having more education, training, or experience than a job calls for
Examples of overqualified in a sentence
They didn't hire her because she was overqualified for the job.
First Known Use of overqualified
OVERQUALIFIED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overqualified for English Language Learners
: having more experience, knowledge, or training than is needed
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up overqualified? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).