overhung

[ verb oh-ver-huhng; adjective oh-ver-huhng ]
/ verb ˌoʊ vərˈhʌŋ; adjective ˈoʊ vərˌhʌŋ /

verb

simple past tense and past participle of overhang.

adjective

hung or suspended from above: an overhung door.

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Origin of overhung

First recorded in 1700–10; over- + hung
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