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performed by raising the arm above the shoulder, as a swimming stroke
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- Executed with the arm raised above the shoulder; overhand: an overarm throw.
- Of, relating to, or being a stroke in swimming that is begun with the arm lifted and stretched forward over the shoulder.
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transitive verb o·ver·armed, o·ver·arm·ing, o·ver·arms
To supply (a nation, for example) with an excess of weaponry, especially nuclear missiles.