Definition of wash overboard
- A sailor was washed overboard during the storm.
: to cleanse by or as if by the action of liquid (such as water)
: to remove (something, such as dirt) by rubbing or drenching with liquid
: to cleanse (fur) by licking or by rubbing with a paw moistened with saliva
: a piece of ground washed by the sea or river
: bog, marsh
: a shallow body of water
: involving essentially simultaneous purchase and sale of the same security
: over the side of a ship or boat into the water
: to extremes of enthusiasm
: into discard : aside
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