Definition of overweigh in US English:

overweigh

verb

  • 1with object To exceed in weight; to be heavier, weightier, or more significant than; to outweigh; to preponderate over.

  • 2with object To weigh down, oppress, overburden; to overcome with or as with weight.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

overweigh

/ˌəʊvəˈweɪ/