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 balance in one's account. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • overdraw — overdrawn o‧ver‧drawn [ˌəʊvəˈdrɔːn◂ ǁ ˌoʊvərˈdrɒːn◂] adjective be/​go overdrawn BANKING to be in or to get into a situation where you owe the bank money on an overdraft: • You are entitled to free banking, even when your account is overdrawn.… …   Financial and business terms

  • in the soup — {adj. phr.}, {slang} In serious trouble; in confusion; in disorder. * /When his wife overdrew their bank account without telling him, Mr. Phillips suddenly found himself really in the soup./ * /The police misunderstood Harry s night errand, and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the soup — {adj. phr.}, {slang} In serious trouble; in confusion; in disorder. * /When his wife overdrew their bank account without telling him, Mr. Phillips suddenly found himself really in the soup./ * /The police misunderstood Harry s night errand, and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • overdraw — verb (overdrew; overdrawn; drawing) Date: 1734 transitive verb 1. to draw checks on (a bank account) for more than the balance < the account was overdrawn > 2. exaggerate, overstate intransitive verb to make an overdraft …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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