Overstay meaning

ō'vər-stā'
To stay beyond the time, duration, or limits of.
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(intransitive) To remain present after the agreed or appropriate departure time.
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To remain present beyond the limits of.
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The act of staying too long.
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To stay beyond the set limits or expected duration of; outstay.

The guests overstayed their welcome.

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Origin of overstay

  • From over- +"Ž stay.
    From Wiktionary