- to leap over or across
- to omit; ignore
- to overreach (oneself) by leaping too far
transitive verbo·ver·leaped or o·ver·leapt , o·ver·leap·ing, o·ver·leaps
- To leap across or over.
- To defeat (oneself or one's purpose) by going too far.
(third-person singular simple present overleaps, present participle overleaping, simple past and past participle overleaped, overleapt)
From Old English oferhlÄ“apan, corresponding to over- +"Ž leap.