overtime

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv overtime beyond the regular time "she often has to work overtime"
    • n overtime work done in addition to regular working hours
    • n overtime playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Overtime (Sports) An extra period of time provided to play a game, beyond the end of the normal period allowed for the game, for the purpose of resolving a tie score; as, the team won in overtime .
    • Overtime Time beyond, or in excess of, a limit; esp., extra working time.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n overtime Time during which one works beyond the regular hours.
    • overtime During extra time: as, to work overtime.
    • overtime In photography, to allow too much time in exposure or other treatment.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Overtime ō′vėr-tīm time employed in working beyond the regular hours.
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Quotations

  • Charles Edwin Carruthers
    Charles Edwin Carruthers
    “In judging others, folks will work overtime for no pay.”

Usage

In literature:

Some stage carpenters were busy, working overtime on a piece of scenery.
"The Film of Fear" by Arnold Fredericks
This did not include the amount that might be made by overtime work.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
He took a sudden extra interest in his electrical studies and obtained permission to work in the laboratory overtime.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
It could be simply his imagination working overtime, but it wasn't going to do any harm to find out.
"Gone Fishing" by James H. Schmitz
My catbirds both worked overtime one afternoon at least, being on their job as late as seven o'clock.
"Under the Maples" by John Burroughs
Worse still, in order to hurry it, Temple made the mistake of working the men overtime.
"A Captain in the Ranks" by George Cary Eggleston
His life was going into overtime.
"High Dragon Bump" by Don Thompson
It'll make some of the men work overtime to-day, but we'll pay them for it.
"Calumet 'K'" by Samuel Merwin
My conscience had never before troubled me, probably from the fact that I had never worked it overtime.
"Confessions of a Neurasthenic" by William Taylor Marrs
The Captain could give none, except to say that the microbes were working overtime.
"Captain Pott's Minister" by Francis L. Cooper
He's the man who cut down our overtime money.
"The Beggar Man" by Ruby Mildred Ayres
At the same time I know you'll find three or four men who want the overtime for dishing it out.
"Take the Reason Prisoner" by John Joseph McGuire
See, I'd get overtime.
"Coquette" by Frank Swinnerton
Maybe he had a full set of brains; but he hadn't ever had to work 'em overtime, and he didn't seem anxious to try.
"Side-stepping with Shorty" by Sewell Ford
I wonder if the other man is still drawing overtime, and wearing a war-service badge?
"On the right of the British line" by Gilbert Nobbs
Besides, it happened that luck was working overtime in their favor; because the animals happened to be feeding toward them.
"The Boy Scouts in the Rockies" by Herbert Carter
Mouldytop was seldom seen in these days without his pot and brush; he went at it from dawn to midnight and then did overtime.
"The Bonadventure" by Edmund Blunden
Time and a half for overtime.
"Black Man's Burden" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Teachers who work excessively long hours are granted overtime pay.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Back in Troy next week when we work overtime and the boss gets mad, I'll think of it likely, I guess.
"Fairfax and His Pride" by Marie Van Vorst
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In poetry:

I'd like to see the Rocks an' Little Lon
Grow centres for the art uv weavin' rhyme,
Wiv dinky 'arps fer blokes to plunk upon,
An' spruiking poits workin' overtime.
"A Guide for Poits" by C J Dennis

In news:

For most of the second half and overtime of Thursday's Section 1 Class A playoff outbracket game, it seemed only a matter of time before the John Jay boys soccer team broke the 1-1 tie.
Johnny Oduya scored 57-seconds into overtime to give Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.
Now, Clay's name goes into the books as the player who scored the game-winning touchdown in the first overtime game in Bedlam history.
Buckeyes beat Badgers in Overtime.
Bulls veteran breaks out of scoring slump with big game in overtime win over Suns.
40+ hours with mandatory overtime.
Sports Weekend Goes Into Overtime.
Eaton won in two overtimes, 7-6.
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy 's first comments to the press after his team's 2-1 overtime win against the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 5 on Saturday said it all.
If you don't want to pay overtime, then don't ask or expect us to do it.
Kendrick Mapp went 25-yards to win the game on the Panthers possession in the fourth overtime.
Employees claim to be owed thousands in unpaid wages, overtime.
A breathtaking, barn-burner decided in overtime action between two top-10 smashmouth teams is what the post-season is all about.
The eighth-seeded Mustangs looked to be headed to the 2A state quarterfinals, but instead fell in a 33-32 double-overtime classic to No.
Lawmaker targets overtime at Fulton mental hospital .
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In science:

Finally, exploring the structure of user interest overtime can help devising models for the formation and evolution of the user similarity graphs, similarly to the study by Kumar et al. on online social networks.
Tracking User Attention in Collaborative Tagging Communities
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