verb (used with object), overleaped or overleapt, overleaping.
to leap over or across: to overleap a fence.
to overreach (oneself) by leaping too far: to overleap oneself with ambition.
to pass over or omit: to overleap important steps and reach erroneous conclusions.
Archaic. to leap farther than; outleap.
Origin: before 900; Middle English overlepen, Old English oferhlēapan.