Synonyms and Antonyms of overdue

  1. 1 not arriving, or occurring, or settled at the due, usual, or proper time an overdue library book will be subject to daily fines Synonyms behind, behindhand, belated, delinquent, latish, late, tardyRelated Words delayed, detained, postponed; dallying, dawdling, dilatory, dillydallying, dragging, laggard, lagging, poky (or pokey), slow, sluggish, unhurriedNear Antonyms opportune, seasonable, timely; prompt, punctualAntonyms early, inopportune, precocious, premature, unseasonable, untimely

  2. 2 not yet paid an overdue bill that's started incurring interest charges Synonyms outstanding, owed, owing, payable, unpaid, unsettledRelated Words due, matureNear Antonyms prepaidAntonyms cleared, liquidated, paid (off or up), repaid, settled

  3. 3 going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount spends an overdue percentage of her income on beauty products and services Synonyms baroque, devilish, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, fancy, immoderate, inordinate, insane, intolerable, lavish, excessive, overextravagant, overmuch, overweening, plethoric, steep, stiff, towering, unconscionable, undue, unmercifulRelated Words boundless, endless, immeasurable, infinite, limitless; unbearable, unjustifiable, unwarranted; improper, inappropriate, thick, unseemly; unrestrainedNear Antonyms deficient, inadequate, insufficient; minimal, minimumAntonyms middling, moderate, modest, reasonable, temperate

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