overfly

verb over·fly \ ˌō-vər-ˈflī \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of overfly

overflew play \ˌō-vər-ˈflü\; overflown play \ˌō-vər-ˈflōn\; overflying
transitive verb
: to fly over; especially : to pass over in an aircraft or spacecraft

Examples of overfly in a Sentence

  1. The jets overflew the stadium.

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First Known Use of overfly

14th century


OVERFLY Defined for English Language Learners

overfly

verb

Definition of overfly for English Language Learners

  • : to fly over (a place)



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