From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverworko‧ver‧work1 /ˌəʊvəˈwɜːk $ ˌoʊvərˈwɜːrk/ verb [intransitive, transitive] WORK HARDto work too much or to make someone work too much You’ve been overworking – why don’t you take a week off? Have they been overworking you again?→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpusoverwork• Normally bubbly and animated, she had seemed tired and overworked.• So she seemed to be doing alright, she seemed a little bit overworked.• The young, the bold, the lowly paid and overworked, acknowledged him as their spiritual leader.• The overworked doctors learned to stop for a few minutes and nap, heads down on desks or tables.• She had a special driver, who unlike some, cared for his horse and never overworked her.• The company has been overworking its employees to try to keep up with demand.overworkoverwork2 noun [uncountable] WORK HARDtoo much hard work a heart attack brought on by overwork
Examples from the Corpusoverwork• The choice between overwork and time does not exist at the individual level alone.• The fear on colleges of ill consequences from overwork in such circumstances was not avoided.• There are clinical-minded people who claim that the youngsters are just hysterical from overwork, but that of course is pure speculation.• Most of the red-faced men are too spent from overwork and alcohol to be a problem.• Sebastiana: I only suffer from overwork nervos.• Now we couldn't complain of overwork.• This is somewhat anti-social though, because if everyone did that the mail server would die of overwork.• In addition to the political prisoners, possibly another million and a half people died from starvation, disease or overwork.• He literally killed himself with overwork.From Longman Business Dictionaryoverworko‧ver‧work /ˌəʊvəˈwɜːkˌoʊvərˈwɜːrk/ noun [uncountable] when someone works too much or too hardWhat kinds of health problems accompany the stress from overwork? —overworked adjectiveWorkers here feel underpaid and overworked.