over- + stock
overstock (third-person singular simple present overstocks, present participle overstocking, simple past and past participle overstocked)
- To stock to an excessive degree.
overstock (plural overstocks)
- An excessive stock; a surplus or glut.
- 1794, The Tatler (volume 4, page 24)
- This overstock of beauty, for which there are so few bidders, calls for an immediate supply of lovers and husbands […]