overcloud

[ oh-ver-kloud ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈklaʊd /

verb (used with object)

to overspread with or as if with clouds: a summer storm that briefly overclouds the sun; to overcloud one's pleasure with solemn thoughts.
to darken; obscure; make gloomy: a childhood that was overclouded by the loss of his parents.

verb (used without object)

to become clouded over or overcast: Toward evening the sky began to overcloud.

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Origin of overcloud

First recorded in 1585–95; over- + cloud
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British Dictionary definitions for overcloud

overcloud
/ (ˌəʊvəˈklaʊd) /

verb

to make or become covered with clouds
to make or become dark or dim
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