- To overheat is to get too hot.
An example of to overheat is to run on a hot day without drinking enough water.
This girl has become overheated.
overheat definition by Webster's New World
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transitive verb, intransitive verb
to make or become too hot
overheat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb o·ver·heat·ed, o·ver·heat·ing, o·ver·heats verb, transitive
- To heat too much.
- To cause to become excited, agitated, or overstimulated.
To become too hot or very excited.