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overdraft
as in:  charged an overdraft fee


My checking account has overdraft protection.
  withdrawing (or attempting to withdraw) more money out of an account than is available in it
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overdraft overdrafts
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Generally an overdraft check is stamped "insufficient funds" or "not sufficient funds" and returned to the depositor. Some people attach savings accounts, credit cards, or letters of credit to their checking accounts to assure an overdraft will not result in a bounced (insufficient fund) check.
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  • My checking account has overdraft protection.
  • The overdraft fees are outrageous.
  • It is a curious thing,’ I observed, ’but my overdraft never seems to grow any less.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • Oh, and I need 6,000 to pay off all my credit cards and overdraft.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic

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  • "If we get caught, we’ll just pay a little overdraft fee."
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • The door into the second one, occupied by the superintendent, was not quite closed, and through it the superintendenfs voice was thundering: "There’s an overdraft on the expenses for labor and building materials.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • OK, what I’ll say is, I’m fully aware that my overdraft is slightly larger than it should be, and I’m planning to take remedial action within the next few days.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • As he starts talking about balances and overdrafts and agreements, I deliberately tune out so I don’t hear anything that will upset me.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • The lengths people go to, just to avoid paying off their overdrafts!
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • Me, if I had an overdraft, never should I close my eyes all night,’ declared Poirot.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot

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  • I’ve only got my own multimillion-pound overdraft.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • Dear Mr. Smeath, I was a little surprised at your recent implication that I have insufficient funds to cover my overdraft.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • More than my overdraft and my VISA bill put together.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • Perhaps I wouldn’t have cleared every single penny of overdraft, but I would have made a start.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • Then they could pay me a windfall big enough to wipe out my overdraft.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • I want to repay my overdraft.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • Overdrafts.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
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