Definition of overcarry in English:

overcarry

verb

  • 1with object To carry (action or proceedings) too far, to overdo; to carry (a point, etc.) too forcibly or to unnecessary length. Also without object: to carry on too long.

  • 2with object To carry or convey physically beyond the proper point, or further than required.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From over- + carry.

Pronunciation

overcarry

/ˌəʊvəˈkari/