Definition of overtrust in US English:

overtrust

noun

  • Excessive trust; overconfidence, presumption.

verb

  • 1no object To trust too much; to be overconfident.

  • 2with object To place too much trust in.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Ancrene Riwle. From over- + trust.

Pronunciation

overtrust

/ˌəʊvəˈtrʌst/