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Noun: overbid  ,ow-vu(r)'bid
  1. A bid that is higher than preceding bids
     
  2. (bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand)
    - overcall
Verb: overbid (overbid,overbidding)  ,ow-vu(r)'bid
  1. (bridge) to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win,
     
  2. (auction) bid more than the object is worth

Derived forms: overbid, overbidding, overbids

Type of: bid, bidding, call, offer, tender

Antonym: underbid