Meaning of overbuy


Pronunciation: (ō"vur-bī'), [key]
— v., -bought, -buy•ing.
  1. to purchase in excessive quantities.
  2. to buy on margin in excess of one's ability to provide added security in an emergency, as in a falling market.
  1. to buy regardless of one's needs or financial means.
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