Definition of "overhit" [overhit]

  • To hit (a tennis ball, for example) too hard or too far. (verb-transitive)
  • To hit beyond, as in golf: overhit his approach. (verb-transitive)
  • To overhit a ball. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "overhit" in a sentence
  • "Beckham's free kick is overhit and goes out for a goalkick.4 mins: Carr breaks down the right for Houston."
  • "A minute later he seems fine and moves forward to thread a Fabregas like pass through to Rooney but it's slightly overhit and Sorensen gathers."
  • "The full‑back's long cross, perhaps overhit, found Walcott ready to skin Mathias Jorgensen and slide in a low centre that required no more of Darren Bent than good anticipation and a tap-in."