Definition of overpedal in English:

overpedal

verb

Music
  • 1with object To play (a piano piece) with excessive use of the sustaining pedal, or (more generally) of the pedals.

  • 2no object To make excessive use of a piano's pedal or pedals.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Times. From over- + pedal.

Pronunciation

overpedal

/ˌəʊvəˈpɛdl/