Overcast definition

ōvər-kăst, ōvər-kăst
To make cloudy or gloomy.
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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 as overcast.

The stiched end of a cut piece of fabric is an example of something that would be described as overcast.

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Cloudy; dark.
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(sewing) Made with overcasting.
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To overcloud; darken.
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(sewing) To sew over (an edge) with long, loose stitches so as to prevent raveling.
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A covering, as of mist or clouds.
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An arch or support for a passage over another passage in a mine.
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A cast made in fishing that falls beyond the point intended.
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An overcast stitch or seam.
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To cast beyond (the intended point) with a fishing rod.
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To sew with long, overlying stitches.
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To become cloudy or gloomy.
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A covering, esp. of clouds.
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Sewn with long, overlying stitches in order to prevent raveling, as the raw edges of fabric.
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Covered or obscured, as with clouds or mist.
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Clouded over.
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A cloud covering all of the sky.
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Covered with clouds; overshadowed; darkened.
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(meteorology) The sky is said to be overcast, when it is more than 90% covered by clouds.
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(figuratively) In a state of depression; gloomy; melancholy.
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To cover with cloud; to overshadow; to darken.
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To make gloomy; to depress.
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Gloomy; melancholy.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
overcast
Plural:
overcasts

Origin of overcast

  • over- +"Ž cast

    From Wiktionary