overage overage

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a surplus or excess of money or merchandise that is actually on hand and that exceeds expectations
  2. (adj) too old to be useful

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Pandora's has the distinction of having ejected Hollywood Starlet Tuesday Weld, who claimed to be 18, was adjudged overage.

News

  1. Sprint to Waive Voice, Data and Text Messaging Overage Charges and Roaming Fees for Residents Affected by Colorado’s ...

    As Colorado residents and businesses deal with the dangers and impacts from the Black Forest wildfire, Sprint is proactively waiving overage charges for voice, text and data, and roaming fees for Sprint services for impacted customers between now and July 10, 2013.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Coupon Craze: Get money back with coupon overage

    Coupon shoppers love overage. Overage is when the dollar value printed on a coupon exceeds the selling price. If I buy a box of pasta on sale for 79 cents with a $1 coupon, I've got 21 cents in overage. What happens to that 21 cents?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  3. 15 percent of Duval students are overage

    Duval County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Nikolai Vitti, wants to expand the programs available for Jacksonville's overage high school students.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

Quotes

  1. Blatter said: "In the future I think it is necessary we have an exact and precise ruling. It has been decided for 2012 to avoid any misunderstandings and problems - plus or not plus three overage players - that the whole item of the presence of...
    on Aug 4, 2008 By: Sepp Blatter Source: Scotsman

  2. "This is a very difficult situation for us because we have Lucas, who is eligible through his age with Brazil, and Mascherano, who can play for Argentina as an overage player, so I need to discuss his position with him," Liverpool manager Rafa...
    on May 29, 2008 By: Rafael Benitez Source: CNN

  3. "We've got problems with the overage players who may be changing clubs or going to new clubs - that makes it very difficult," Arnold said. "Defensively over the whole campaign we've only conceded two goals. I am conscious of other nations...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Graham Arnold Source: Goal.com

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