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1. overcast

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌkæst'] the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds.

Synonyms

  • bad weather
  • inclementness
  • inclemency
  • cloudiness

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • stay in place
  • light
  • bring home

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Overcast

  • amcast
  • belfast
  • broadcast
  • chloroplast
  • colorfast
  • comcast
  • downcast
  • enthusiast
  • flabbergast
  • forecast
  • holdfast
  • iconoclast
  • lightfast
  • newscast
  • outcast
  • outlast
  • pendergast
  • polycast
  • prendergast
  • qualcast

Sentences with overcast


1. Adjective
Finish the new top edge of the pants with a zigzag or overcast stitch.

2. Verb, past tense
The weather is consistently humid and overcast nearly 50 percent of the time.

3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
While this can make sledding or snow-tubing particularly fun, overcast skies can hamper extended outdoor activities.

4. Noun, singular or mass
Sew using an overcast stitch when bonding butted edges together.

2. overcast

adjective. ['ˈoʊvɝˌkæst'] filled or abounding with clouds.

Synonyms

  • cloud-covered
  • sunless
  • clouded

Antonyms

  • clarity
  • cast on
  • cast off
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overcast

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌkæst'] a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling.

Synonyms

  • whipping
  • overcasting
  • whipstitching

Antonyms

  • clearheaded
  • victory
  • spiritless
  • show

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. overcast

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌkæst'] a cast that falls beyond the intended spot.

Synonyms

  • cast

Antonyms

  • lower
  • distinct

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. overcast

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌkæst'] sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next.

Synonyms

  • sew
  • run up
  • sew together

Antonyms

  • bring in
  • profit
  • rake in
  • eke out

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. overcast

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌkæst'] gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover.

Synonyms

  • semidarkness

Antonyms

  • stay
  • lighten

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. overcast

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌkæst'] sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches.

Synonyms

  • sew
  • run up
  • oversew
  • sew together

Antonyms

  • pull in
  • take in
  • gross
  • earn

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. overcast

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌkæst'] make overcast or cloudy.

Synonyms

  • darken
  • fog up
  • haze

Antonyms

  • brighten
  • bear
  • take home
  • shovel in

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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