Definition of overtighten
- overtighten a screw
- Secure the bolts but be sure not to overtighten.
- Similarly, do not overtighten your toes or feet, which could cause muscle cramping.
- —Lesley Sisterhen McAllister
- If you're having heel pain first thing in the morning, sleeping in a night splint can help keep the fascia elongated when it would normally overtighten.
- —Matt Hart