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- adj. excessively filled; filled to overflowing
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Too full; filled to overflowing; excessively full; surfeited.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Too full; hence, too much occupied.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. exceeding demand
If anything, Ogletree and Tribe should have been overfull with joy in the simple fact that they had hung on to their Harvard jobs.
This one would earnestly probe the creation of detention centers for accused individuals to save them the horror of rotting, forgotten by authorities, in another overfull cell.
In the words of Harold Hutchison, in Edward II: The Pliant King 1971 his reign was "overfull of failures, jealousies and tragedies", not least the tragedy that befell him when his scheming wife, Isabella of France, had him tortured, suffocated, and finished off with a red hot poker inserted into his bowels.
The house concert (Sunday 3/15 @ 7pm) is overfull!
It was a good thing that Grandfather did not come, for the pews were overfull and he would have had nowhere to sit.
A steady stream of royal staff carried beds, toys, rugs, tables, mirrors, and even a silver bath-tub to the overfull vehicles.
An overfull zit, rocketing itself onto the surface of a mirror.
We moved to a cot in the corner next to the old armoire that was overfull with clothes.
He tried not to look down at the overfull teapot, knowing that peeking was the quickest path to spilling.
When I step back, I often realize her rebellion is because her pre-k and home life are overstructured and overfull.
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