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over- +‎ hit


overhit (third-person singular simple present overhits, present participle overhitting, simple past and past participle overhit)

  1. To hit too far or too hard.
    The golfer overhit his shot onto the green, and it rolled into the bunker.
    • 2016 June 27, Daniel Taylor, “England humiliated as Iceland knock them out of Euro 2016”, in The Guardian[1], London:
      Kane did more than anyone to provoke the crowd’s dissent with his overhit passes and misdirected shots.