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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overtip.

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Examples

  • HADDONFIELD, N.J. & ndash; For anyone who's ever entered the wrong number on a tax return and been denied a refund, or accidentally overtipped, here's some consolation: A silly error on New Jersey's application for the highly competitive Race to the Top education grants might have cost the state $400 million.

    Error On 'Race To The Top' Application Costs New Jersey Education Prize

  • Yes, we always went back and overtipped but built into the budget you have to make the four dollars cover the gratuity.

    CNN Transcript Dec 17, 2009

  • Then he overtipped the rest, tightened up his boot laces, and strapped on his shoulder pack for the long run home.

    The Town

  • As he entered the restaurant, Scott overtipped the valet, the doorman, and the maitre d '.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Alec overtipped outrageously, suddenly in an uncommonly good mood.

    Rhapsody In Time

  • Again, he overtipped in cash and spent a few minutes telling the waitress a joke about the female congressman and the NRA lobbyist.

    Black Blade

  • He popped the door, overtipped the cabby, and scrambled out into the freezing wind.

    Children Of The Night

  • Yet, again, he overtipped when paying the bill, flashing the wad of money for all to see as he did it.

    Touch the Wind

  • He got a room and bath, and overtipped the bellboy.

    The Hunter

  • I paid the driver, overtipped him -- I was really upset -- and ran up the stairs.

    Inside John Barth

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