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overspread

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verb over·spread \ˌō-vər-ˈspred\

Definition of overspread

overspread

overspreading

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to spread over or above

overspread

play \ˈō-vər-ˌspred\ noun


Examples of overspread in a sentence

  1. <the butter should evenly overspread the baking pan>

  2. <autumn leaves overspreading one another on the lawn to form a colorful mosaic>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of overspread

before 12th century

Rhymes with overspread

acidhead, aforesaid, arrowhead, barrelhead, bubblehead, bufflehead, butterhead, chowderhead, chucklehead, colorbred, copperhead, Diamond Head, dragonhead, dunderhead, featherbed, featherhead, fiddlehead, figurehead, fountainhead, get ahead, gingerbread, go-ahead, hammerhead, head-to-head, Holinshed, infrared, Java Head, knucklehead, letterhead, Lizard Head, loggerhead, lowlihead, maidenhead, Marblehead, metalhead, newlywed, overhead, pinniped, pointy-head, poppyhead, quadruped, riverbed, running head, saddlebred, Saint John's bread, Samoyed, scratch one's head, showerhead, sleepyhead, slugabed, soda bread, standardbred, straight-ahead, talking head, thoroughbred, thunderhead, timberhead, turn one's head, turtlehead, underbred, watershed, woodenhead



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