verb (used with object), o·ver·hung, o·ver·hang·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·hung, o·ver·hang·ing.
Origin of overhang
Related Words for overhangloom, extend, impend, portend, project, poke, command, jut, endanger, protrude, menace, pouch, threaten, overtop, beetle
Examples from the Web for overhang
Contemporary Examples of overhang
Hamstrung by the lower standards of the boom years, it reported that it was still coping with the overhang of the bubble.Freddie Mac’s Profits Obscure Housing-Boom Damage
March 3, 2013
Roll out the remaining dough to cover the top of the dish with some overhang.Fresh Picks
April 28, 2011
Historical Examples of overhang
It was the overhang of the river, and when I dropped through I found myself in the water.The Law-Breakers
Always have I known that this danger must overhang you as a penalty for loving me.The Historical Nights' Entertainment
The tool may overhang the lens by a quarter of the diameter of the latter as a maximum.On Laboratory Arts
You will note that the sides of the top or seat have an overhang of ½ inch on each margin.Carpentry for Boys
J. S. Zerbe
The men have not since ventured under the overhang of the poop.The Mutiny of the Elsinore
verb (ˌəʊvəˈhæŋ) -hangs, -hanging or -hung
- half the difference in span of the main supporting surfaces of a biplane or other multiplane
- the distance from the outer supporting strut of a wing to the wing tip
"fact of overhanging," 1864, from overhang (v.).