overtired for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (oʊvəʳtaiəʳd)
graded adjective & adjective [usu v-link ADJ]
If you are overtired, you are so tired that you feel unhappy or bad-tempered, or feel that you cannot do things properly. ⇒ Make sure you avoid getting overtired or missing meals, when at all possible.
"An overtired , overfed Jennysaid angrily, `I wanted to be Good Queen Bess only you wouldn't let me -- I just got Spring.Haines, Pamela THE GOLDEN LIONOllie cried about you last night, v overtired , but had quiteforgotten you by this morning.Bénédicte Newland and Pascale Smets AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIRGwen did too much, was overtired -- part of the reason he'd insisted on this weekend away.Haines, Pamela THE GOLDEN LION