overtimeo·ver·time /ˈəʊvətaɪmˈoʊvər-/ noun [uncountableU] 1HUMAN RESOURCEStime that you spend working in your job in addition to your normal working hours
Is there any limit on your ability to work overtime?
Staff at the bank will begin an overtime ban (=refuse to work overtime) tomorrow in a protest over pay.
2HUMAN RESOURCESthe money that you are paid for working more hours than usual
Police officers who do this extra work are paid overtime.
They need paid holidays and vacations, as well as overtime pay for extra hours.
3COMMERCEMANUFACTURINGtime that a factory, office etc is operating in addition to its normal hours
The plant has worked overtime in some recent weeks because those models are selling well.