overflowing

All Verb Noun
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  • The addition of those overflow seats brought the stadium up to its current capacity.
  • The latter raised the cup to his lips, and his eyes overflowed with tears. Cited from The Talking Beasts, by Various
  • Your heart was full to overflowing, and words gave place to tears. Cited from The American Prejudice Against Color, by William G. Allen
  • Others will pass over the same ground, and return overflowing with description. Cited from A History of English Prose Fiction, by Bayard Tuckerman
  • My heart overflowed with gratitude at the great way life has opened up to me. Cited from The Witness, by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  • The court and the city overflowed with them; they had already filled every avenue. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 17, No. 495
  • The voice broke on the last words, and the blue eyes overflowed with tears. Cited from The Campfire Girls at Camp Keewaydin, by Hildegard G. Frey
  • Then his joy overflowed; he would have wished to spread it over all the world. Cited from Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men, by Francois Arago
  • Perhaps sometimes they have even overflowed at what they read. Cited from Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker, by S. Weir Mitchell
  • Water ran into the boats and the oil overflowed into the river. Cited from Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie, by Andrew Carnegie
  • It has been in a manner dry for some, while it has overflowed its banks for others. Cited from A Book of English Prose, by Percy Lubbock
  • When one is overflowing with happiness it is entirely natural for him to break forth into song. Cited from Vitality Supreme, by Bernarr Macfadden
  • Bright eyes, overflowing with love and faith, which knew only him, looked at none but him. Cited from The Nabob, Vol. 2 (of 2), by Alphonse Daudet
  • It was so high that it had overflowed and stood among the trees on the lower levels. Cited from Through the Brazilian Wilderness, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • Soon the house was overflowing with other young boys that needed a safe place to spend time.
  • If they reach the top and overflow, the game is over.
  • He had never seen it, from the water, when it was overflowed in this way. Cited from What Might Have Been Expected, by Frank R. Stockton
  • He threw himself into a chair and seemed overflowing with news. Cited from The Mysterious Shin Shira, by George Edward Farrow
  • So at last the cup of joy was full again -- and that same night it overflowed. Cited from Tom Slade with the Colors, by Percy K. Fitzhugh
  • In the lower valley it used to overflow its banks and flood large areas.
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Root form of overflowing is overflow for the verb.

Words starting with overflowing

Meaning of overflowing

  • verb Flow or run over (a limit or brim)