Definitions

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

  • transitive verb To wear out; exhaust.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To wear too much; consume, exhaust, or wear out: chiefly in the past participle.
  • To wear until it is worn out; wear threadbare: render trite.
  • Hence, to pass through; leave behind.
  • noun Outer clothing, as overcoats, cloaks, etc.: a trade-name.

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

  • noun Clothing worn over the ordinary indoor clothing, as overcoats, wraps, etc.
  • transitive verb To wear too much; to wear out.

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

  • verb To wear out; to exhaust.
  • noun outer clothing

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

over- +‎ wear

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