Definition of overtired in English:

overtired

adjective

  • See overtire

    • ‘Perhaps you're feeling overtired and overwrought after work, your boss has been shouting at you all day and you've got a date coming over for supper?’
    • ‘Overweight, overtired and overwrought with grief, Duncan presented an excessively undisciplined body.’
    • ‘As I changed into a fluffy spa robe, my overtired mind was still buzzing with the business of life.’
    • ‘I found this comparison amusing, comparing me to an overtired child since I really am nothing but a flailing infant pretending to be a grown up.’
    • ‘Once you have taken your seat on a train, safety is completely out of your hands, unless you are the overtired, underpaid person whose job it is to spot all the signals cleverly hidden in the overhead gear.’

Pronunciation

overtired

/ˌəʊvəˈtʌɪəd/