overboard definition

  • adverb:
    • Over or as though within the side of a boat or ship.
    • over the side; specially, off or beyond a boat
    • throughout the part of a ship; thus, from aboard of a ship, in to the water.
    • to extremes
    • from onboard a vessel to the liquid
  • idiom:
    • exaggerate to visit extremes, especially due to passion.
  • adjective:
    • exorbitant; an excessive amount of
  • others:
    • Over the part of a ship, usually to the water; out of or from on board a ship: as, to fall overboard.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "overboard"
    • The idea that we can stabilize…
    • View More
  • Quotes for "overboard"
    • "Poverty is uncomfortable but nine times…"
    • View More
  • Phrases for "overboard"
  • Cross Reference for "overboard"
  • Urban Dictionary for "overboard"
    • over-the-top, unattractive (frequently of behaviour), crass,…
    • View More
116 votes

How would you define overboard?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!