1 of 2


: situated over or above ground
operate injuriously to the overground systemAlvin Johnson


2 of 2


plural -s
: establishment sense 6
the underground medium as it grows often takes on the characteristics of the overgroundR. J. Glessing
overground press

Word History



over entry 2 + ground


over entry 2 + ground

First Known Use


1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overground was in 1971

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“Overground.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overground. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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