overground

/ (ˈəʊvəˌɡraʊnd) /

adjective

on or above the surface of the groundan overground railway
having become sufficiently established, known, or accepted so as to no longer be considered avante-garde, experimental, or subversive

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Example sentences from the Web for overground

  • But among the factory and office workers is a commuter photographed on the London Overground.

  • The Scotch, Irish and English overground fairies were, as a general thing, very much alike.

    Brownies and Bogles|Louise Imogen Guiney
  • We went to the cemeteries, with their overground, oven-like tombs, necessitated by the water-soaked condition of the soil.

    A Flight in Spring|J. Harris Knowles