overboard overboard  /ˈoʊ vər ˌbɔrd/


  1. (adv) to extremes
  2. (adv) from on board a vessel into the water


  1. Engulfed by flames and smoke, crewmen and pilots tossed rubber rafts overboard, then plunged 90 feet into the waters below.
  2. She untied the rubber dinghy from the stern and then, according to Noguchi, fell from the Splendour into the 63 F water, bruising her left cheek as she tumbled overboard.
  3. So we have to find the perfect balance of doing something to get rid of our wrinkles and lines and sagginess but we can't go overboard, because it doesn't work that way.


  1. 'Not moving forward': Club Overboard/Twisted Palm for sale after being under contract, again

    After being under contract recently, there is now a "for sale" sign on the Club Overboard/Twisted Palms building.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Destin Log

  2. Man Dies After Falling Overboard In Copper River Delta

    A man overboard from a fishing vessel in the Copper River Delta could not be revived when he was pulled back aboard Monday. He's identified as Cornell Perry Bean Junior, 40, of Kake, who went overboard from the "Esperanza." They say he was only in the water for about ten minutes.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Alaska Public Radio Network

  3. Man on fishing vessel drowns in Gulf of Alaska, troopers say

    A man drowned Monday after being lost overboard from a fishing vessel near Cordova, state troopers and the U.S.Coast Guard reported.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Anchorage Daily News


  1. "I think he went a little overboard. He kind of made it personal," Gordon, the four-time series champion, said. "We were all pretty out of control out there. I don't disagree with him as far as the comfort level in the situation we were in....
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Jeff Gordon Source: SI.com

  2. "I didn't go overboard in my celebration and it was directed at Gary, not at Ferguson and not at the fans. I didn't even look at Ferguson," said Tevez.
    on Jan 22, 2010 By: Carlos Tevez Source: Sky News

  3. "I've always been a little bit ...... standoffish in that I've always preferred to let them play the game themselves and only get involved when things go overboard," Hair told a Sydney radio station Thursday.
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Darrell Hair Source: International Herald Tribune

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