Definition of work overtime
- Her imagination was working overtime.
- He's been working overtime around the house to please his wife.
: activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something:
: sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result
: activity that a person engages in regularly to earn a livelihood
: used for work
: suitable or styled for wear while working
: involving or engaged in work
: to bring to pass : effect
: to fashion or create a useful or desired product by expending labor or exertion on : forge, shape
: to make or decorate with needlework
: time in excess of a set limit: such as
: working time in excess of a standard day or week
: an extra period of play in a contest
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