overbet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ bet

Noun[edit]

overbet (plural overbets)

  1. (poker) A bet which is more than standard for a particular situation.
    Since the pot was only $10, Julie's $100 bet was certainly an overbet.

Verb[edit]

overbet (third-person singular simple present overbets, present participle overbetting, simple past and past participle overbet)

  1. (poker) To bet an amount which is more than standard for a particular situation.
    Julie overbet by betting $100 into a $10 pot.