[ oh-ver-shahyn ]

verb (used with object),o·ver·shone or o·ver·shined, o·ver·shin·ing.
  1. to outshine: One star seemed to overshine all others.

  2. to surpass in splendor, excellence, etc.: Her singing overshone that of the opera company's more widely known contraltos.

  1. to shine over or upon.

Origin of overshine

before 1000; Middle English overshinen;Old English oferscīnan.See over-, shine1

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