Definition of overtype in English:

Share this entry

overtype

Pronunciation:

verb

[with object]
Type over (another character) on a computer screen: overtype it with the correct number and press Return
More example sentences
  • This meant that whenever I wanted to hit the ‘Delete’ key, I ended up pressing ‘Insert’ instead, and overtyping a bunch of text.
  • Overtyping the text (select all and type) wraps the content in p tags.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: over|type

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.