overtime overtime  /ˈoʊ vər ˌtaɪm/


  1. (n) work done in addition to regular working hours
  2. (n) playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
  3. (adv) beyond the regular time


  1. Many a working man still counts on overtime to finance a vacation or a new TV set, but the top ranks of labor increasingly regard the institution as more of a bane than a blessing.
  2. Microsoft is working overtime to fend off user-created Linux.
  3. Infuriated at being steamrolled on the work week after already having agreed to cooperate on negotiating overtime rules, unions have called for large protest strikes on June 17.


  1. Audit faults Paterson's police overtime policies

    The city's auditors are recommending that Paterson impose new policies for monitoring police overtime requisitions, including the appointment of a non-uniformed civilian employee to maintain the records "to avoid conflicts.''
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Record

  2. Overtime OKd for lawmen

    County law enforcement officials are now eligible to receive overtime compensation through Operation Stonegarden funds after commissioners approved Monday an amendment to local policy that allows for it.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Laredo Morning Times

  3. Overtime win sends Blackhawks to Cup finals against Bruins

    Patrick Kane scored his third goal of the game 11:40 into the second overtime period and the Blackhawks beat the defending champion Kings 4-3 on Saturday to advance to the Stanley Cup finals against the Boston Bruins.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News


  1. "In life as in football, overtime is the most difficult. Let's not forget that and let's mobilize all our forces for the grand finale on July 4," he said.
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Bronislaw Komorowski Source: CTV.ca

  2. "Once again, we gave up an early goal," Coach Bob Bradley said. "We put a lot into it to get back to 1-1. I felt at that point, we had a chance to finish the game. When you go down early in overtime, it's a case where you've put yourself in...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Bob Bradley Source: New York Times

  3. "Overtime, they kind of beat us down," Calipari said. "I didn't sub a whole lot, because I was trying to win the game at the end."
    on Apr 8, 2006 By: John Calipari Source: 940 News

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