overhanging

[ verb oh-ver-hang; noun oh-ver-hang ]SEE DEFINITION OF overhanging
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVERHANGING

The overhanging rock sheltered him from the heat of the sun.

A may bush, overhanging a little precipice of chalk, caught her eye.

I saw only the lower end of our balloon, which was overhanging its base, all loose and baggy.

He had driven his way through the overhanging foliage of the river.

Miles and Ward paused in the shadow of an overhanging wall and wiped their faces.

"I must be getting back to my overhanging warehouse," said the man.

In stooping to avoid an overhanging branch he brushed against her.

He sought to rise, and struck his head against the overhanging rock.

Then he caught the branch of an overhanging shrub, and with this saved himself.

We had quite a little fracas years ago about these overhanging boughs.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from over- + hang (v.). Related: Overhung; overhanging.

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