Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overrun.

Etymologies

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overrun +‎ -eth

Examples

  • In his latest all-thumbs fingerpainting of the Decline of the West, Steyn scrambles a grandma suicide bomber, the presiding bishop of the Episocopal Church, Condoleeza Rice, and the overrunneth cups of Scarlett Johansson into a free-floating indictment of Womankind for being (in order of appearance) fervent-delusional, cluelessly naive, vaguely empathetic, and promiscuously ditzy, the various aspects of female dottiness somehow responsible for the Muslim population bomb that threatens civilization's existence.

    Bilbo Baggins Beyond the Valley of the Superboobies: James Wolcott

  • By now the valley of the shadow of doubt was overrunneth with skepticism, so God became angry, so angry that God lost His temper and cursed the first humans, telling them to go forth and multiply (but not in those words).

    Michael Shermer: Dear Kansas

  • "This glorified boy band's U.S. debut, Scream, overrunneth with the sort of flowery, illogical language that gives adults the shivers."

    The Ugly Truth About Tokio Hotel: Vanity Fair

  • The Sustainable Blogosphere, of course, overrunneth with thoughts on this development:

    Congress Send Energy Bill to Bush

  • Said Stone-face: 'Maybe, foster-son; that hath been seen ere now, that when one race of man overrunneth the land inhabited by another, the wights and elves that love the vanquished are seen no more, or get them away far off into the outermost wilds, where few men ever come.'

    The Roots of the Mountains; Wherein Is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale

  • More people staying home = more people on the Internet = bandwidth overrunneth.

    LewRockwell.com Blog

  • This glorified boy band’s U.S. debut, Scream, overrunneth with the sort of flowery, illogical language that gives adults the shivers.

    The Ugly Truth About Tokio Hotel: Vanity Fair

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