overtop overtop

Definition(s):

  • (v) look down on

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Homeowners and farmers in dozens of river towns from Illinois to Louisiana saw water overtop local levees, surge through streets, inundate prime farm land.

News

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  1. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said the area could get "a storm surge that is going to overtop some of the levees. There is pretty much no way the city of New Orleans is going to be dry at the end of this."
    on Aug 31, 2008 By: Michael Chertoff Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "An awful lot of land is vulnerable," said Jackson, who is also Delta's mayor. "Rising sea levels will be a problem for Delta. They could overtop the dike in severe weather. A lot of people would have a lot of wet feet. The rise is factual...
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Lois Jackson Source: Canada.com

  3. "We wanted to make an overtop movie but showcase all the elements of movie making," said Khan who began watching movies from an early age.
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Farah Khan Source: Trend News Agency

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