Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An overflow; that which overflows; exuberance; copiousness.
- adj. covered with water
“By whom, I did not know - at least until a phone call overflowing with laughter and a familiar voice a couple of minutes later made clear it had been the doing of a group of friends.”
“We had garbage overflowing from the trash bin in our room and there was no one to remove trays as it was a weekend and there was not much help.”
“I am guessing that tourism overflowing from the Cancun area has helped but it is also the main commercial hub in the Yucatan peninsula and the capitol of the state of Yucatan.”
“They are built that high because the runoff comes down the street in overflowing rapids stirred up by the cobblestone roadways.”
“Our trailer in San Carlos was damaged by water overflowing from the toilet tank, and was not discovered for some time.”
“A whole pile of torn fragments of foolscap sheets, overflowing from a waste-paper basket beside the writing-table, seemed to proclaim the fact that the scholar had of late grown weary of, or else dissatisfied with his work, and had condemned it freely.”
“This grace is a fountain overflowing, ever-flowing, from which we may be continually drawing, and yet need not fear its being drawn dry.”
“I noticed the emphasis is on Lake Pontchatrain overflowing.”
“The spacious hall was filled to overflowing, which is to say that over 2,000 crowded in.”
“The WHO also points out that 2.6 billion people around the world lack access to a latrine that is not overflowing, that is affordable and that has a tap nearby to wash hands.”
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