overspread

verb over·spread \ ˌō-vər-ˈspred \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of overspread

overspread; overspreading
transitive verb
: to spread over or above

overspread

play \ˈō-vər-ˌspred\ noun

Examples of overspread in a Sentence

  1. the butter should evenly overspread the baking pan

  2. autumn leaves overspreading one another on the lawn to form a colorful mosaic

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First Known Use of overspread

before 12th century



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