Definition of "overflowed" []

  • To flow or run over (a limit, brim, bank, etc) (verb)
  • To fill or be filled beyond capacity so as to spill or run over (verb)
  • To be filled with happiness, tears, etc (verb)
  • To spread or cover over; flood or inundate (verb)
  • Overflowing matter, esp liquid (noun)
  • Any outlet that enables surplus liquid to be discharged or drained off, esp one just below the top of a tank or cistern (noun)
  • The amount by which a limit, capacity, etc, is exceeded (noun)
  • A condition that occurs when numeric operations produce results too large to store in the memory space assigned to it (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of overflow. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overflowed" in a sentence
  • "And the sexist that overflowed from the zealous pack of rabid commentators battling to see who could slander the Clintons more was a national disgrace. — steve pesce"
  • ""_Il fait chaud_," said this divine man, prisoner, criminal, or what not, as he offered me a glass of wine in the form of a huge tin cup overflowed from the canteen in his slightly unsteady and delicately made hand."
  • "And since his first term overflowed with more action, adventure and controversy than most politicians encounter in their entire political careers, this is one autobio not to be missed!"