O·ver·draw v. t. [imp. Overdrew p. p. Overdrawn p. pr. & vb. n. Overdrawing.]
1. To exaggerate; to overdo.
2. Banking To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the proper amount or limit; to draw more than the balance in one's account.
v 1: draw more money from than is available; "She overdrew her
2: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to
romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South'
imagery" [syn: overstate, exaggerate, hyperbolize, hyerbolise,
magnify, amplify] [ant: understate]
[also: overdrew, overdrawn]