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Definition of "overfull" [o•ver•full]

  • Excessively filled; filled to overflowing (adjective)

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Use "overfull" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "A steady stream of royal staff carried beds, toys, rugs, tables, mirrors, and even a silver bath-tub to the overfull vehicles."