overstock (overstocks, present participle overstocking; past and past participle overstocked)

  1. To stock to an excessive degree.

overstock (plural overstocks)

  1. An excessive stock; a surplus or glut.
    • 1794, The Tatler (volume 4, page 24)
      This overstock of beauty, for which there are so few bidders, calls for an immediate supply of lovers and husbands […]

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