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English definition of “overdose”


verb [I]     /ˈəʊ.və.dəʊs/ US  /ˈoʊ.vɚ.doʊs/
(informal OD) to take too much of a drug : She overdosed on aspirin and died .Drugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug humorous to have too much of something: I think I've just overdosed on cheesecake !Too much and unnecessary
(Definition of overdose verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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