[ oh-ver-sahyd ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪd /


over the side, as of a ship.
on the opposite side (of a phonograph record): Overside we are given an example of early Ellington.


effected over the side of a ship: overside delivery of cargo.
placed or located on the opposite side (of a phonograph record): The overside selections are more agreeably sung.


the opposite side (of a phonograph record): On the overside we have a potpourri of Strauss waltzes.

Nearby words

  1. overshirt,
  2. overshoe,
  3. overshoot,
  4. overshot,
  5. overshot wheel,
  6. oversight,
  7. oversimplification,
  8. oversimplify,
  9. oversize,
  10. oversized

Origin of overside

First recorded in 1880–85; short for over the side

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for overside

British Dictionary definitions for overside


/ (ˈəʊvəˌsaɪd) /


over the side (of a ship)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012