Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To heat too much.
  • intransitive verb To cause to become excited, agitated, or overstimulated.
  • intransitive verb To become too hot or very excited.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To heat to excess.
  • noun Excessive heat.
  • noun Sunstroke.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To heat to excess; to superheat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To heat excessively
  • verb intransitive To become excessively hot

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb get excessively and undesirably hot
  • verb make excessively or undesirably hot

Etymologies

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over- +‎ heat

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