Definition of over-rent in English:

over-rent

verb

  • with object To let or lease (land, etc.) at too high a rent; to charge (a tenant) too high a rent. Also (occasionally) without object.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Warner (d. 1609), poet and lawyer. From over- + rent.

Pronunciation

over-rent

/ˌəʊvəˈrɛnt/