overcharge

[v. oh-ver-chahrj; n. oh-ver-chahrj]
verb (used with object), overcharged, overcharging.
1.
to charge (a purchaser) too high a price: When the manager realized we'd been overcharged, she gave us a credit for the difference.
2.
to fill too full; overload.
3.
to exaggerate: to overcharge the importance of ancestry.
verb (used without object), overcharged, overcharging.
4.
to make an excessive charge; charge too much for something.
noun
5.
a charge in excess of a stated or just price.
6.
an act of overcharging.
7.
an excessive load.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English; see over-, charge

overcharger, noun
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overcharge
 
vb
1.  to charge too much
2.  (tr) to fill or load beyond capacity
3.  literary another word for exaggerate
 
n
4.  an excessive price or charge
5.  an excessive load

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Word Origin & History

overcharge
c.1300, "to overload, overburden," from over + charge. Meaning "to charge someone too much money" is from 1667.
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Example sentences
Perhaps they exploit their stronger market position to overcharge their
  customers.
Although it's a slap in the face, they also overcharge their customers and
  sometimes have blackouts, especially for sports games.
It is not our best interest to overcharge these customer.
But beware of big, sprawling, white-shoe corporate law firms that overcharge.
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