overhung overhung  /oʊ vər ˈhəŋ/


  1. (n) projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
  2. (v) project over
  3. (v) be suspended over or hang over


  1. And no place is more Martian in character than the McMurdo Dry Valleys, a wedge of rugged, rocky terrain stippled with ice-covered lakes and overhung by glaciers.
  2. Mass bombing, probably by night, is a spectre that has overhung Great Britain for ten solid weeks.
  3. A heavy blue haze overhung the entire state, making it difficult for planes to spot new fires before they got out of control.


  • 'The way we live' in home ruined by runoff from camp

    WOODRIDGE — Through the doorway overhung with a stained-glass plaque that says "Bless This Home" and past the rebuilt kitchen, Vladimir Loos opens file after file of pictures and videos documenting a nightmare.
    on July 31, 2013     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

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