Meaning of overflowing in English:

overflowing

Pronunciation /ˌəʊvəˈfləʊɪŋ/

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adjective

  • 1Flooding or flowing over a surface or area.

    • ‘an overflowing river swamped dozens of villages’
    overfull, full to bursting, full to overflowing, spilling over, running over, crammed full, cram-full, jammed, overcrowded, packed like sardines, congested, choked, overloaded, overpopulated, overpeopled, overrun, crowded, thronged, swarming, teeming
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    1. 1.1(of a container) so full that the contents go over the sides.
      • ‘an overflowing ashtray’
      overfull, full to bursting, full to overflowing, spilling over, running over, crammed full, cram-full, jammed, overcrowded, packed like sardines, congested, choked, overloaded, overpopulated, overpeopled, overrun, crowded, thronged, swarming, teeming
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