overpay overpay  /ˈoʊ vər ˌpeɪ/


  • (v) pay too much


  1. It's the same raw deal for those hoping to buy seats to sold-out events find a seller by happenstance or overpay the brokers and scalpers.
  2. Meaning that if the private investors overpay, there might at least be some upside on the warrants because banks will have succeeded in offloading assets at inflated prices.
  3. The Knicks still have more shoot-first guards than Blackwater USA, and it's always fun to guess which ball hog Isiah will overpay next.


  1. Crazy Eddie fraudster says SEC can’t keep up

    Overpaying taxes and overstating income is the way to go if you want to commit fraud at a publicly traded company.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  2. Investors Continue to Overpay for Splunk

    Investors Continue to Overpay for Splunk        
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool


  1. "I wish I was a player," Blackhawks general manager Dale Tallon said. "On July 1, you always overpay. We had to make a statement. We have created a buzz here in this market. We're starting to sell more and more tickets, more and more...
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Dale Tallon Source: USA Today

  2. "I'm not looking to overpay. If you want to overpay, that's the only way you move fast," Cashman said.
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Brian Cashman Source: SI.com

  3. The plan would cause the government "to massively overpay for mortgages in a plan that would guarantee taxpayers lose money and put them at risk of losing even more if home values don't recover," said Obama economic adviser Jason Furman. "The...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Conde Nast Portfolio

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