When you go above and beyond the usual limits.
One of my favourite examples is in Final Fantasy X where each character's most powerful abilities can only be done in Overdrive.
See overclock
1. That N2O system put that car into overdrive!
2. Whoa! He's gone into overdrive! Run!
by Betterwatchit March 18, 2006

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Your favorite word on a white mug.

Create a mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Soft and offensive. Just like you.

Buy the t-shirt

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Smooth, soft, slim fit American Apparel shirt. Custom printed. 100% fine jersey cotton, except for heather grey (90% cotton).

Buy the t-shirt
Top Definition
Overdrive is when you get hyper-active due to being over-tired, over-worked, or over-stressed. Common symptoms include slurred or incoherrent speach, laughing histerically over stupid things, and improper brain function, while in a sober state.
J: hey man how's it going?
K: whats the dealy-yo my mizzle muahhahaha, like, ur face is stupid hahahha!!!!
J: dude, you're in overdrive.
by KarlW March 19, 2007

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Your favorite word on a white mug.

Create a mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Soft and offensive. Just like you.

Buy the t-shirt

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Smooth, soft, slim fit American Apparel shirt. Custom printed. 100% fine jersey cotton, except for heather grey (90% cotton).

Buy the t-shirt
You know you're in overdrive when you haven't had any sleep in a long time and suddenly your fatigue is taken over by this crazy ass energy that makes you act stupid.
Jeremy: "Hey, what's up KJ Can you pass me some more of that KD?"
Karl (who hasn't slept in days):"uhhh hahahaha what the fuck? haha i'm going crraaazyyyyy"
Jeremy:"DAmn man.. you must be on overdrive"
by Jeremy Wong April 16, 2006

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Your favorite word on a white mug.

Create a mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Soft and offensive. Just like you.

Buy the t-shirt

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Smooth, soft, slim fit American Apparel shirt. Custom printed. 100% fine jersey cotton, except for heather grey (90% cotton).

Buy the t-shirt
Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×