overtired

adjective over·tired \ ˌō-vər-ˈtī(-ə)rd \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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


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