Examples of overtop in a Sentence
a manager whose arrogance was overtopped only by his ineptitude
Recent Examples of overtop from the Web
At the current forecast, water will near the west end bridge approach to FM 1485 and may overtop the roadway.
Their muffins overtopped the baking tins in a mushroom cloud shape and were not only spectacular to look at, but delicious.
The sea wall in Scituate, Mass., is already being overtopped by waves as the first high tide of the storm rolls in.
But mainly, the focus is on preventing flooding in the first place, by raising the ground at low-lying spots — places a storm surge could overtop, swamping an entire neighborhood.
Some debris basins were in place, but they were quickly overtopped by the hundreds of thousands of cubic yards of water and sediment.
The stage, outfitted with kiddie pools, fairy lights and even a tiki bar that serves alcoholic refreshments, is where theatergoers congregate for this jocular, beach party update of a musical entertainment already overtopped with daffy cleverness.
The stage is where the audience congregates for this jocular update of a musical entertainment that is already overtopped with daffy cleverness.
With water releases curtailed over the main spillway, lake levels rose and eventually overtopped the emergency spillway – a concrete lip atop an unlined hillside.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'overtop.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, shame, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against), worst;
go one better, run circles around (or run rings around);
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up overtop? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).