Definition of Overlate

1. a. Too late; exceedingly late.



Definition of Overlate

1. Adjective. Too late; exceedingly late. ¹

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Definition of Overlate

1. too late [adj] - See also: late

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overlate

overlapping
overlapping gene
overlapping reading frame
overlappingly
overlappings
overlaps
overlard
overlards
overlarge
overlargeness
overlash
overlashed
overlashes
overlashing
overlashings
overlate (current term)
overlavish
overlax
overlay
overlay denture
overlayed
overlayer
overlayers
overlaying
overlays
overlead
overleaf
overleap
overleaped
overleaping

Literary usage of Overlate

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1. The Bermuda Islands: An Account of Their Scenery, Climate, Productions by Addison Emery Verrill (1902)
"This doubtless refers to the egg-birds as well as to the cahow, but it was "overlate," like the former law, for before that time the ..."

2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"... wench, an apple may hang too long on the bough—your bravery may be put on to catch the eye when it is overlate—" "I pray you, good grandmother, ..."

3. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1875)
"Slumbering profoundly and overlate, it was nine o'clock, next morning, before we were in the saddle. Our course seemed to turn and double on itself, ..."

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