overtired

adjective
over·​tired | \ ˌō-vər-ˈtī(-ə)rd How to pronounce overtired (audio) \

Definition of overtired

: excessively tired (as from overexertion or lack of sleep) feeling overtired The following morning, Mrs. Inglethorp stayed in bed to breakfast, as she was rather overtired.— Agatha Christie It isn't only our children who become overtired, overstressed, and out of control at times. We do, too.— Joyce Maynard

First Known Use of overtired

1567, in the meaning defined above

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“Overtired.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overtired. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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overtired

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of overtired

: extremely tired

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