overcast

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Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ cast

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Noun[edit]

overcast (plural overcasts)

  1. (obsolete) An outcast.
  2. A cloud covering all of the sky.

Adjective[edit]

overcast (comparative more overcast, superlative most overcast)

  1. Covered with clouds; overshadowed; darkened.
  2. (meteorology) The sky is said to be overcast, when it is more than 90% covered by clouds.
  3. (figuratively) In a state of depression; gloomy; melancholy.
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Verb[edit]

overcast (third-person singular simple present overcasts, present participle overcasting, simple past and past participle overcast)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To overthrow.
  2. (transitive) To cover with cloud; to overshadow; to darken.
  3. (transitive) To make gloomy; to depress.
  4. (intransitive, obsolete) To be or become cloudy.
  5. (transitive, obsolete) To transform.
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