overbook(redirected from overbooks)
v. o·ver·booked, o·ver·book·ing, o·ver·books
To take reservations for (an airline flight, for example) beyond the capacity for accommodation.
1. To take reservations beyond the capacity for accommodation: a restaurant that regularly overbooks for dinner.
2. To take on more social engagements or other commitments than one is capable of fulfilling.
(tr) to make more reservations for (a flight, hotel, etc) than there is room
1. to accept reservations for in excess of the available space: to overbook a flight.v.i.
2. to accept reservations in excess of the available space.
Past participle: overbooked