Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

overfly

play
verb over·fly \ˌō-vər-ˈflī\

Simple Definition of overfly

  • : to fly over (a place)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of overfly

overflew

play \-ˈflü\

overflown

play \-ˈflōn\

overflying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to fly over; especially :  to pass over in an aircraft or spacecraft

Examples of overfly in a sentence

  1. The jets overflew the stadium.



14th Century

First Known Use of overfly

14th century


Learn More about overfly


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up overfly? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret group of plotters

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

dog-eating-apple

Which is a synonym of asperse?

beat divulge placate defame
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ