Definition of overfill
: to fill to overflowing
: to become full to overflowing
Examples of overfill in a Sentence
He overfilled the pail and the water spilled out.
overfilled the wheelbarrow with bricks until finally no one could push it
Recent Examples of overfill from the Web
On the much larger ground floor, the curation is overfilled with Metro’s roster.
Some liquid is required to build the pressure, but do not overfill the pot.
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First Known Use of overfill
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Definition of overfill for English Language Learners
: to fill a container with too much of something
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