verbo·ver·stretched, o·ver·stretch·ing, o·ver·stretch·es
- To extend or use beyond what is reasonable, usual or proper: The army is overstretched in its deployments.
- To subject to undue strain: employees who are overstretched working overtime.
- To stretch (one's muscles or another body part) to the point of strain or injury.
To stretch one's body or muscles to the point of strain or injury.