- Working hours in addition to those of a regular schedule.
- A period of playing time added after the expiration of the set time limit.
The newspaper staff worked overtime.
Overtime a photographic exposure.
An example of overtime is the ninth hour after an eight-hour work day.
An example of overtime is the 10th inning in a baseball game.
An example of overtime is the pay for time and one half for the ninth hour of an eight hour work day.
Workers are usually paid extra for working overtime.