overworking overworking  /ˌoʊ vər ˈwɜr kɪŋ/


  • (n) the act of working too much or too long


  1. It causes capillaries and small arteries to dilate, thus lowering blood pressure and slowing the action of an overworking heart.
  2. When not overworking for laughs, Robertson underplays for keeps as a Yank soldier of fortune hired by Hawkins to guard a kidnaped Middle Eastern prince.
  3. Guggenheim does not believe in overworking a race horse.


  1. Andre Williams runs to BC’s top spot

    Senior Andre Williams emerged from a spirited training camp as the No. 1 tailback on the BC roster. Williams will line up behind quarterback Chase Rettig when the Eagles host Villanova in the season opener Aug. 31 at Alumni Stadium. First-year coach Steve Addazio got a glimpse of Williams’ abilities without overworking the 6-foot, 227-pound senior from Schnecksville, Pa. Addazio limited Williams ...
    on August 24, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. McIntosh County man pleads guilty in cattle death case

    A McIntosh County man charged with four counts of overworking, mistreating or abandoning animals who was scheduled to stand trial Friday pleaded guilty to three of the our counts.
    on August 24, 2013     Source: The Bismarck Tribune


  1. "I feel pretty good doing what I'm doing," Baldelli said Friday at the club's minor league complex. "I'm not overworking myself or anything like that. I was going to make a sign, 'Feeling good, thanks for asking,' and tag it above my locker...
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Rocco Baldelli Source: USA Today

  2. Shaw said he wrote the play "to draw attention to the truth that prostitution is caused, not by female depravity and male licentiousness, but simply by underpaying, undervaluing, and overworking women so shamefully that the poorest of them are...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: George Bernard Shaw Source: Napa Valley Register

  3. "Of course we need to think about the possibilities of overworking Park," South Korea coach Park Sung-hwa told reporters on Thursday. "But by May the leagues will be over in Europe so there should not be too much of a problem in him joining...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Park Ji-sung Source: Reuters.uk

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