[ US /ˈoʊvɝˌdɹɔ/ ]
  1. draw more money from than is available
    She overdrew her account
  2. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery
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How To Use overdraw In A Sentence

  • Throwing good money after bad is an area in which hospitals excel, which explains why they're all substantially overdrawn at the bank. Times, Sunday Times
  • My bank incorrectly debits a transfer twice from my account, sending me massively overdrawn.
  • As for lipstick, maintain the lips' natural shape. Don't overdraw the lips or outline them, which can lead to a blown-up-doll look.
  • Despite being heavily overdrawn at the bank, he found a backer and was taken to meet Presley. Times, Sunday Times
  • On top of that you'll be stung for a £15 monthly fee as well and an additional £20 each time you overdraw.
  • Reyes acknowledges making a mistake but says she doesn't understand why the bank would let her repeatedly overdraw her account without immediately notifying her. Banks find ways to boost fees; checking accounts latest target
  • But as far as his reputation goes, the Trainspotting account is dangerously overdrawn. Times, Sunday Times
  • If the account is overdrawn, the bank becomes the creditor and the customer the debtor.
  • If an overdrawn loan account exceeds 10,000 during the year, it is classed as a beneficial loan unless the company charges you interest. Times, Sunday Times
  • Are those sorts of games significant, or do you think that they're overdrawn by media commentators?
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