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overhanging

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in overhead

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overhanging

verb
present participle of overhang

Synonyms & Antonyms of overhanging (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • the narrow streets of the old European city are lined with row houses often having overhanging second stories

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2 to remain poised to inflict harm, danger, or distress on
  • the problem of how he might be able to afford sending his children to college has been overhanging him for several years

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“Overhanging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overhanging. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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