Meaning of overstayer in English:


Pronunciation /ˌəʊvəˈsteɪə/


See overstay

‘By way of example, in America, Supreme Court Judges and Presidential appointees are investigated for breaching labour laws like hiring Mexican overstayers and border-jumpers.’
  • ‘Yet the vast majority of the unknown number of illegal migrants living in Britain are overstayers; that is people who entered Britain legally as visitors, to work, or as students, and failed to go home again.’
  • ‘We also know that there are more than 60,000 overstayers in Australia - people who have also broken the rules.’
  • ‘Many are second or third generation overstayers and some even trace their ancestry back hundreds of years to The Great Fleet.’
  • ‘Of the illegal workers arrested, 29 were two-way permit holders and three were overstayers.’