overdrawn overdrawn  /ˈoʊ vərd ˈrɔn/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) draw more money from than is available
  2. (v) to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

Usage(s):

  1. The charge of philistinism is slightly overdrawn.
  2. Clyburn's own outrage was a bit overdrawn.
  3. When the interest payments were due, Lance sometimes wrote checks on her overdrawn Calhoun account to make the payments.

News

Quotes

  1. "It isn't right to simply add the cost of this spending to our already overdrawn national credit card," he said.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: David Lee Camp Source: BusinessWeek

  2. Nick Clegg, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, said: "The decision will be a bitter blow to the millions of people who've had to pay extortionate fees to their banks just because a cheque has bounced or they've unintentionally gone overdrawn....
    on Nov 25, 2009 By: Nick Clegg Source: Times Online

  3. On Wednesday during the parliamentary debate, Mr. Ranatunga said, "The Cricket Board had taken overdrafts of Rs. 479 million in 2007, up from Rs. 303 million overdrawn in 2006. The uncollected income of the Board had increased from Rs. 202 million...
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Arjuna Ranatunga Source: TamilEelamNews.com

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