Last modified on 12 May 2015, at 02:30

overstretch

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English overstrecchen, corresponding to over- +‎ stretch. Compare Dutch overstrekken (to trace).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

overstretch (third-person singular simple present overstretches, present participle overstretching, simple past and past participle overstretched)

  1. To stretch too far
  2. To stretch over something