verbo·ver·trained, o·ver·train·ing, o·ver·trains Sports
(third-person singular simple present overtrains, present participle overtraining, simple past and past participle overtrained)
- To train too much or too long.
If the object is a person who is being trained, the verb is ergative. If the object is a skill which is being trained, the verb is not ergative.
- Example: "Jim overtrained."
- Example: "I overtrained my leg muscles."
- WRONG Example: *"My jumproping skill overtrained."