overborrow

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ borrow

Verb[edit]

overborrow ‎(third-person singular simple present overborrows, present participle overborrowing, simple past and past participle overborrowed)

  1. To borrow too much money.
    • 2007 December 20, “The Fed's Empty Gun”, in New York Times[1]:
      I feel that Americans overborrow and overconsume.