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overwater

verb over·wa·ter \ ˌō-vər-ˈwȯ-tər , -ˈwä- \

Definition of overwater

overwatered; overwatering
transitive + intransitive
: to water (something) too much : to give too much water to (something)
  • overwatered the plants
  • Do not overwater.

First Known Use of overwater

1691

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overwater

adjective

Definition of overwater

: situated or occurring over a body of water
  • overwater flights
  • You can extend your walk all the way south to Fairhaven if you're up to it, enjoying the two overwater walkways connected by solid gravel paths.
  • —John Stark

First Known Use of overwater

1889

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overwater

adverb

Definition of overwater

: over or across a body of water
  • flew overwater

First Known Use of overwater

1934

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