how to pronounce overstep

oʊvɚstɛp

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meanings of overstep

verb:

  1. To move with a gait such that the hind foot touches the ground forward of the point where the front foot touches the ground.
  2. To go too far beyond (a limit); especially, to cross boundaries or exceed norms or conventions.
  3. To take a step in which the foot touches ground too far forward.

noun:

  1. A movement in which one oversteps.
  2. A gait in which the hind foot touches ground in front of where the front foot touches the ground.