overtime

See also: over time

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ time.

NounEdit

overtime (countable and uncountable, plural overtimes)

  1. (uncountable) The working time outside of one's regular hours
    Workers are usually paid extra for working overtime.
  2. (sports, countable) An extra period of play when a contest has a tie score at the end of regulation.
    That last-second shot ties the game 99-99 and sends it to overtime!
  3. (uncountable) The rate of pay, usually higher, for work done outside of or in addition to regular hours.

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Derived termsEdit

  • over-timer, overtimer

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AdverbEdit

overtime (not comparable)

  1. Exceeding regular working hours.

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 01:59