from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of oversell.
- adj. Characterized by prices regarded as excessively low because of prior heavy selling and a concomitant decline in prices: an oversold stock market.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. A stock or commodity market condition where there has been significant trading driving prices down to lower levels, levels which seem overextended or excessive on a short-term basis.
over- + sold (Wiktionary)