Word Focus

focusing on words and literature

Definitions and Synonyms of overhang | Another word for overhang | What is overhang?

Definition 1: projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else - [noun denoting artifact]

(overhang is a kind of ...) any structure that branches out from a central support

(... is a kind of overhang ) the overhang at the lower edge of a roof

(... is a kind of overhang ) an overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship

Definition 2: be suspended over or hang over - [verb of stative]

Samples where overhang or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town

Synonyms for overhang in the sense of this definition

(overhang is a kind of ...) be suspended or hanging

"The flag hung on the wall"

Definition 3: project over - [verb of stative]

(overhang is a kind of ...) extend out or project in space

"His sharp nose jutted out" "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"

More words

Another word for overhanded

Another word for overhand stitch

Another word for overhand pitch

Another word for overhand knot

Another word for overhand

Another word for overhasty

Another word for overhaul

Another word for overhead

Another word for overhead projector

Another word for overhead railway

Other word for overhead railway

overhead railway meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce overhead railway