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Meaning of OVERFLOWING

Pronunciation:  'owvurfl`owing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)"; "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub"
  2. [adj]  overfull with water; "swollen rivers and creeks"
 

OVERFLOWING is a 11 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: afloat(p), awash(p), flooded, flooding, full, high, in flood(p), inundated, swollen
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`ver*flow"ing\, n.
An overflow; that which overflows; exuberance; copiousness.

      He was ready to bestow the overflowings of his full
      mind on anybody who would start a subject. --Macaulay.

 
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