flooded

adjective
flood·​ed | \ ˈflə-dəd How to pronounce flooded (audio) \

Definition of flooded

1 : covered or overfilled with an excess of water or some other liquid a flooded field a flooded carburetor/engine
2 : filled, covered, or completely overrun as if by a flood won't find new customers in a flooded market

First Known Use of flooded

1750, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of flooded was in 1750

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