overtop

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verb over·top \ˌō-vər-ˈtäp\

Definition of overtop

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to rise above the top of

  3. 2 :  to be superior to

  4. 3 :  surpass

Examples of overtop in a sentence

  1. a manager whose arrogance was overtopped only by his ineptitude

Circa 1594

First Known Use of overtop

circa 1594



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