Overdrawing
Overdraw O`ver*draw", v. t. [imp. {Overdrew}; p. p. {Overdrawn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overdrawing}.] 1. To exaggerate; to overdo. [1913 Webster]

2. (Banking) To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the proper amount or limit; to draw more than the balance in one's account. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • overdrawing — index caricature Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overdrawing — o·ver draw || ‚əʊvÉ™(r)drɔː v. withdraw an amount of money in excess of the balance (from a bank account, allowance, etc.); draw in an exaggerated manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Overblowing — (a) A technique used while playing a wind instrument which, primarily through manipulation of the supplied air (versus, e.g., a fingering change or operation of a slide), causes the sounded pitch to jump to a higher one. Depending on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Overdraft — O ver*draft , n. (Banking) The act of overdrawing; a draft in excess of the credit balance; also, the amount or sum overdrawn. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overdraw — O ver*draw , v. t. [imp. {Overdrew}; p. p. {Overdrawn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overdrawing}.] 1. To exaggerate; to overdo. [1913 Webster] 2. (Banking) To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the proper amount or limit; to draw more than the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overdrawn — Overdraw O ver*draw , v. t. [imp. {Overdrew}; p. p. {Overdrawn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overdrawing}.] 1. To exaggerate; to overdo. [1913 Webster] 2. (Banking) To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the proper amount or limit; to draw more than… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overdrew — Overdraw O ver*draw , v. t. [imp. {Overdrew}; p. p. {Overdrawn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overdrawing}.] 1. To exaggerate; to overdo. [1913 Webster] 2. (Banking) To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the proper amount or limit; to draw more than… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overdraft — noun Date: 1845 1. an act of overdrawing at a bank ; the state of being overdrawn; also the sum overdrawn 2. line of credit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Harmonica — For other uses, see Harmonika (disambiguation). Harmonica A 16 hole chromatic (top) and 10 hole diatonic harmonica Other instrument Classification Wind Free …   Wikipedia

  • Conservation biology — Biological conservation redirects here. For the journal, see Biological Conservation (journal). For the scientific journal, see Conservation Biology (journal). Efforts are being taken to preserve the natural characteristics of Hopetoun Falls,… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”