Definition of overtype in English:

overtype

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Type over (another character) on a computer screen:

    ‘overtype it with the correct number and press Return’
    • ‘Overtyping the text (select all and type) wraps the content in p tags.’
    • ‘This meant that whenever I wanted to hit the ‘Delete’ key, I ended up pressing ‘Insert’ instead, and overtyping a bunch of text.’

Pronunciation:

overtype

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