overladen overladen

Definition(s):

  • (adj) loaded past capacity

Usage(s):

  1. Most days, Owyhee County Sheriff Tim Nettleton worries more about overladen beet trucks than he does about desperadoes.
  2. Off the Korean coast, the overladen Prosperous Joy encountered mountainous seas; a crashing wall of water cascaded into the hold, and the ancient vessel sank.
  3. Brady and I were taken aboard a comparatively empty lifeboat which, even so, was overladen.

News

  • Cruise Ship: Migrants From Cuba Enjoy Short Carnival Cruise

    A cruise ship belonging to Carnival Cruises rescued 41 Cuban migrants from their small overladen boat in the Florida Straits. This news was reported by Reuters, and confirmed by a U.S. Coast Guard official on Wednesday. The migrants appeared to be uninjured and were transferred from the cruise ship to a U.S. Coastguard vessel shortly...
    on March 27, 2014     Source: The Inquisitr

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