verb \ˌō-vər-ˈspred\

Definition of OVERSPREAD

transitive verb
:  to spread over or above
over·spread \ˈō-vər-ˌspred\ noun

Examples of OVERSPREAD

  1. <the butter should evenly overspread the baking pan>
  2. <autumn leaves overspreading one another on the lawn to form a colorful mosaic>

First Known Use of OVERSPREAD

before 12th century


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