verb (used without object), o·ver·flowed, o·ver·flown, o·ver·flow·ing.
verb (used with object), o·ver·flowed, o·ver·flown, o·ver·flow·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM overflowo·ver·flow·a·ble, adjectiveo·ver·flow·ing·ly, adverbun·o·ver·flow·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for overflow
However, I believe that our society is overflowing with lethal weapons and that we must take action to prevent more dead kids.
Soon his coffers were overflowing with revenue from rubber, palm oil, and ivory.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brash, crass, and overflowing with wiseass attitude, he remains the ultimate postmodern superhero.The King of Postmodern Cool Is Reborn in ‘Ash Vs. The Evil Dead’|Nick Schager|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It would appear that when it came to the bottom line, Washington was not overflowing with sympathy.
Even though there is a threadbare concession stand, overflowing picnic baskets abound.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You are overflowing with repressed energy, Marjorie, Mrs. Dean said, looking a trifle anxious.Marjorie Dean College Freshman|Pauline Lester
The drinking-saloons were full to overflowing; the side-walks thronged with reeling groups as the day advanced.Macaria|Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
This Act alone filled the prisons, which were then most dreadful dungeons, to overflowing.A Child's History of England|Charles Dickens
I longed for the love which had before filled it to overflowing.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
Like ourselves, they are full and overflowing with general ideas, Parisians uneasy and curious.A Tour Through The Pyrenees|Hippolyte Adolphe Taine