Origin of overhung
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 overhungloom, extend, impend, portend, project, poke, command, jut, endanger, protrude, menace, pouch, threaten, overtop, beetle
Examples from the Web for overhung
Historical Examples of overhung
They had almost reached the belt of trees that overhung the road.The Shadow of a Crime
Away to the left the water widened out, and was overhung by a haze of heat.The Hound From The North
A moment later and he entered the bush that fringed the path and overhung it.The Fugitives
The forehead, which overhung his small, keen eyes, was large and wrinkled.A Dog with a Bad Name
Talbot Baines Reed
On the opposite side, the end of a rail projected and overhung.The Scarlet Plague
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.).