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overcast

verb over·cast

Definition of overcast

overcast

overcasting

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 \ˌō-vər-ˈkast, ˈō-vər-ˌ\ :  darken, overshadow

  3. 2 \ˈō-vər-ˌ\ :  to sew (raw edges of a seam) with long slanting widely spaced stitches to prevent raveling



Examples of overcast in a sentence

  1. <an impenetrable fog overcast our view of the harbor>



14th Century

First Known Use of overcast

14th century


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overcast

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adjective over·cast \ˈō-vər-ˌkast, ˌō-vər-ˈ\

Simple Definition of overcast

  • : covered with clouds : darkened by clouds

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of overcast

  1. :  clouded over <an overcast day>

Examples of overcast in a sentence

  1. It was an overcast morning.

  2. They worked in overcast conditions.



1536

First Known Use of overcast

1536


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overcast

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noun over·cast \ˈō-vər-ˌkast\

Definition of overcast

  1. :  covering; especially :  a covering of clouds over the sky



1637

First Known Use of overcast

1637


OVERCAST Defined for Kids

overcast

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adjective over·cast \ˈō-vər-ˌkast\

Definition of overcast for Students

  1. :  covered with or darkened by clouds





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