v. o·ver·charged, o·ver·charg·ing, o·ver·charg·es
1. To charge (a party) an excessive price for something.
2. To fill too full; overload.
3. To overstate or exaggerate.
To charge too much.
1. Abbr. o/c An excessive charge or price.
2. A load or burden that is too full or heavy.
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