—v.t. 1. to rise over or above the top of: a skyscraper that overtops all the other buildings. 2. to rise above in authority; take precedence over; override: No individual shall overtop the law. 3. to surpass or excel: a rise in sales that overtopped everyone in the industry.
—n. a top, sometimes sleeveless, designed to be worn over another garment, as a shirt or dress.