Definition of overtortured in US English:

overtortured

adjective

  • Excessively tortured.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Christopher Marlowe (?1564–1593), playwright and poet. From over- + tortured. With later use compare overtorture.

Pronunciation

overtortured

/ˌəʊvəˈtɔːtʃəd/