overread

transitive verb

Definition of overread

obsolete
: to read over or through

History and Etymology for overread

Middle English overreden, from Old English oferrǣdan, from ofer, adverb, over + rǣdan to read

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“Overread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overread. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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