overflowing overflowing  /ˈoʊ vərf ˌloʊ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) covered with water

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Fridays rally in Cedar Rapids saw well over a hundred people trying to cram into the room, overflowing into the hallways and outside.
  2. Bridgeport and Hartford have overflowing frontons six nights a week.
  3. But there's also Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf neighbors, overflowing again with oil wealth.

News

  1. Sewage overflow in West Point prompts shellfish ban in upper York River

    – Overflowing sewage in the Town of West Point has prompted a shellfish ban in the upper York River.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Virginia Gazette

  2. Governor welcomes 34th annual Governor's School group

    The auditorium was filled to overflowing with students and families for Sunday's opening of the 34th annual Governor's School at Hendrix College. Gov.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Log Cabin Democrat

  3. Suns get schooled at home in loss to Nashua

    PITTSFIELD - Wahconah Park was overflowing with Pittsfield elementary school students who were pinning the decibel meter. It looked to be a great Monday morning for the Pittsfield Suns. Somebody forgot to tell Alek Morency to do his part.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Berkshire Eagle

Quotes

  1. Responding to the announcement, Jessica Simpson said: "My sister is overflowing with joy. Pete is an incredible soul. They naturally bring out the best in each other. I couldn't be happier," she told People magazine.
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: Jessica Simpson Source: iAfrica.com

  2. "After learning that I was going to receive this fine honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, my pride as a citizen of the United States of America is overflowing," DeBakey said in a statement issued by the Baylor College of Medicine, where he is...
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Dr Michael E DeBakey Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. "I'm concentrating on my routine and keeping it nice and slow. Sometimes when you are struggling you're thinking about too many things and my cup was definitely overflowing so I want to simplify things," Campbell said. "It's frustrating we...
    on Jun 6, 2008 By: Michael Campbell Source: InTheNews.co.uk

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