Meaning of “overpaid” in the English Dictionary

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"overpaid" in British English

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overpaidadjective

uk /ˌəʊ.vəˈpeɪd/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚˈpeɪd/

(Definition of “overpaid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overpaid" in Business English

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overpaidadjective

uk /ˌəʊvəˈpeɪd/ us

an overpaid person is paid too much or more than usual:

The bureaucrats, widely regarded as under-worked and overpaid, did not get much public sympathy for their pay claim.

an overpaid amount of money is more than necessary:

You can claim back any overpaid tax by filling in this form.

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(Definition of “overpaid” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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