Main definitions of overbanking in English

: overbanking1overbanking2

overbanking1

noun

Finance
  • The excessive provision of banks or banking facilities; the granting of charters to an excessive number of banks, especially when this results in bank failures.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The North American Review. Either from over- + banking, or from over- + bank + -ing.

Pronunciation

overbanking

/ˌəʊvəˈbaŋkɪŋ/

Main definitions of overbanking in English

: overbanking1overbanking2

overbanking2

noun

Watchmaking Clockmaking

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Frederick Britten (1843–1913). From overbank + -ing.

Pronunciation

overbanking

/ˌəʊvəˈbaŋkɪŋ/