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Meaning of overbuild

o•ver•build

Pronunciation: (ō"vur-bild'), [key]
— v., -built, -build•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to erect too many buildings in (an area).
  2. to cover or surmount with a building or structure.
  3. to build (a structure) on too great or elaborate a scale.
—v.i.
  1. to erect too many buildings in an area.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.