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Definition of overextended adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[not usually before noun]
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involved in more work or activities, or spending more money, than you can manage without problems Many company managers are severely overextended. They found themselves overextended when they borrowed the money for the new house.
verb overextend yourself They should not overextend themselves on the mortgage.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: overextended