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    overcast

    overcast - Dictionary definition and meaning for word overcast

    Definition
    (noun) the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    Synonyms : cloud cover , cloudiness
    Definition
    (noun) gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
    Synonyms : cloudiness
    Definition
    (noun) a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling
    Synonyms : overcasting
    Definition
    (noun) a cast that falls beyond the intended spot Definition
    (verb) make overcast or cloudy
    Synonyms : cloud
    Example Sentence
    • Fall weather often overcasts our beaches
    Definition
    (verb) sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches Definition
    (verb) sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next
    Example Sentence
    • overcast books
    Definition
    (adj) filled or abounding with clouds
    Synonyms : cloud-covered , clouded , sunless
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