overskate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ skate

Verb[edit]

overskate (third-person singular simple present overskates, present participle overskating, simple past and past participle overskated)

  1. (transitive, ice hockey) To skate beyond the puck, thus losing control of it.
    • 2008 February 6, Lynn Zinser, “After 3 Road Victories, Rangers Falter at Home”, New York Times:
      Boyle’s goal, which came after Rangers defenseman Jason Strudwick overskated the puck behind the net to give the Kings an easy pass out front, came 13 minutes 8 seconds into the first period.