Main meanings of overswing in English

: overswing1overswing2

overswing1

Pronunciation /ˈəʊvəswɪŋ/

noun

  • 1Golf
    The action or practice of using excessive backswing or follow-through when swinging the club; an instance of this.

  • 2Gymnastics
    A movement in which the body swings or turns over.

  • 3Generally. The action or an act of swinging too far. Also in extended use: an excessive reversal or correction; an overreaction.

Origin

Early 20th century. From over- + swing.

Main meanings of overswing in English

: overswing1overswing2

overswing2

Pronunciation /ˌəʊvəˈswɪŋ/

verb

Sport
  • (chiefly Golf and Baseball). To swing too hard when hitting a ball, employing excessive backswing or follow-through.

Origin

Old English (in an earlier sense). From over- + swing.