overprint[ō′vər print′; also, and for n.always, ō′vər print′]
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to print over or on top of (a previously printed surface)
- anything overprinted
- anything officially printed over the original design on a stamp
- a stamp so overprinted
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transitive verb o·ver·print·ed, o·ver·print·ing, o·ver·prints
To imprint over with something more, especially to print over with another color.noun
- A mark or impression made by overprinting.
- a. A mark or words printed over a postage stamp to note a change in use or a special occasion.b. A stamp so marked.