overcast[ō′vər kast′; for v., also ō′vər kast′]
- The definition of overcast is cloudy or gray weather, or something that has been edged with stitches to stop it from fraying.
- A dull, gray day where the clouds cover the sun is an example of a day that would be described asovercast.
- A stitched end of a cut piece of fabric is an example of something that would be described asovercast.
An overcast day.
- a. Covered or obscured, as with clouds or mist.b. Clouded over.
- Gloomy; melancholy.
- Sewn with long, overlying stitches in order to prevent raveling, as the raw edges of fabric.
- A covering, as of mist or clouds.
- An arch or support for a passage over another passage in a mine.
- A cast made in fishing that falls beyond the point intended.
- An overcast stitch or seam.
verbo·ver·cast, o·ver·cast·ing, o·ver·casts
- To make cloudy or gloomy.
- To cast beyond (the intended point) with a fishing rod.
- To sew with long, overlying stitches.
(comparative more overcast, superlative most overcast)
(third-person singular simple present overcasts, present participle overcasting, simple past and past participle overcast)
over- +"Ž cast
Variant of overcast
- cloudy; dark: said of the sky or weather
- Sewing made with overcasting