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overflowing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 as in crowded, teeming

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2 as in oversize, overloaded

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overflowing

verb
present participle of overflow

Synonyms & Antonyms of overflowing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to flow over the brim or top of
  • while the wine steward stood there gawking at the nearby celebrity, my expensive champagne was overflowing its glass and pouring onto our table

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2 to cover with a flood
  • the swollen river overflowed the surrounding land and washed several houses away

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3 to be copiously supplied
  • a magazine that usually overflows with home-repair tips for the do-it-yourselfer

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“Overflowing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overflowing. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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