overcharge

Definition

noun
a charge which is higher than it should be
Exampleto pay back an overcharge
verb
to ask someone for too much money
ExamplesThey overcharged us for our meals. • We asked for a refund because we'd been overcharged.

Use overcharge in a sentence

You should always make sure that you do not accidentally overcharge a customer or you may get a bad reputation.

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When I stayed at a swanky hotel in New York last weekend, I was shocked to discover they had snuck an overcharge for room service onto my bill.

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The bar owner's cunning plan to overcharge customers brought in some additional revenue at first but resulted in a backlash when it became widely known through social media.

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