overcloud

verb

over·​cloud ˌō-vər-ˈklau̇d How to pronounce overcloud (audio)
overclouded; overclouding; overclouds

transitive verb

: to overspread with or as if with clouds

Example Sentences

the eerie dusk of an approaching storm overclouded the plains

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overcloud was circa 1596

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“Overcloud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overcloud. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

overcloud

verb

over·​cloud -ˈklau̇d How to pronounce overcloud (audio)
: to overspread with clouds : darken
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