Main definitions of overcheck in English

: overcheck1overcheck2

overcheck1

noun

  • A check pattern superimposed on a color or design.

    • ‘In fact, the Blue Ribbon shirts find roots in the fascinating world of Italian mosaic, with a selection of overchecks, large checks enveloping smaller checks; interwoven checks; stripes within stripes; and, solids in blue.’

Pronunciation:

overcheck

/ˈoʊvərˌtʃɛk/

Main definitions of overcheck in English

: overcheck1overcheck2

overcheck2

noun

  • A strap passing over a horse's head between the ears, to pull up on the bit and make breathing easier.

    • ‘Many times equipment that's used to limit a horse's capabilities like a tie down or martingale or overcheck is a good thing because it's limiting the horse to the level of the person handling him.’

Pronunciation:

overcheck

/ˈoʊvərˌtʃɛk/