to stay beyond the time, duration, or limits of
transitive verbo·ver·stayed, o·ver·stay·ing, o·ver·stays
To stay beyond the set limits or expected duration of; outstay: The guests overstayed their welcome.
(third-person singular simple present overstays, present participle overstaying, simple past and past participle overstayed)
- The act of staying too long.
From over- +â€Ž stay.