verb over·fill \-ˈfil\

: to fill a container with too much of something

Full Definition of OVERFILL

transitive verb
:  to fill to overflowing
intransitive verb
:  to become full to overflowing

Examples of OVERFILL

  1. He overfilled the pail and the water spilled out.
  2. <overfilled the wheelbarrow with bricks until finally no one could push it>

First Known Use of OVERFILL

13th century


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