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Synonyms for overcast
ˈoʊ vərˈkæst, -ˈkɑst, -ˌkæst, -ˌkɑst; ˌoʊ vərˈkæst, -ˈkɑst, ˈoʊ vərˌkæst, -ˌkɑst; ˈoʊ vərˌkæst, -ˌkɑ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloudiness, cloud cover, overcast(noun)

    the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds

    Synonyms:
    overcasting, murkiness, cloudiness, cloud cover, muddiness

    Antonyms:
    clear, light up, brighten, clear up

  2. cloudiness, overcast(noun)

    gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover

    Synonyms:
    overcasting, murkiness, cloudiness, cloud cover, muddiness

    Antonyms:
    clear, clear up, light up, brighten

  3. overcast, overcasting(noun)

    a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling

    Synonyms:
    cloudiness, cloud cover, overcasting

    Antonyms:
    clear, clear up, light up, brighten

  4. overcast(adj)

    a cast that falls beyond the intended spot

    Synonyms:
    cloudiness, cloud cover, overcasting

    Antonyms:
    clear, clear up, light up, brighten

  5. cloud-covered, clouded, overcast, sunless(verb)

    filled or abounding with clouds

    Synonyms:
    cloud-covered, clouded, sunless, blurred

    Antonyms:
    clear, brighten, light up, clear up

  6. overcast, cloud(verb)

    make overcast or cloudy

    "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"

    Synonyms:
    haze over, mist, cloud, befog, corrupt, fog, dapple, obnubilate, becloud, taint, defile, sully, obscure, mottle

    Antonyms:
    clear, brighten, clear up, light up

  7. overcast(verb)

    sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches

    Synonyms:
    cloud

    Antonyms:
    clear, brighten, clear up, light up

  8. overcast(verb)

    sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next

    "overcast books"

    Synonyms:
    cloud

    Antonyms:
    clear, light up, clear up, brighten

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. overcast

    Synonyms:
    cloudy, nubilous, lowering, murky

    Antonyms:
    cloudless, clear, luminous, azure

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overcast(a.)

    Synonyms:
    clouded, darkened, obscured

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cloudy, yin, flurry, covered

How to pronounce overcast?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4709cloudy
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#13380obscure
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#23615blurred
#25377sunless
#35156flurry
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#69491cloudiness
#78097defile
#121706mottle
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#322528murkiness

How to use overcast in a sentence?

  1. Gabor Lantos:

    It was overcast, there was rain and wind. You could see nothing. It was a disappointment for everybody, some tourists were so irritated, they argued with tour operators, demanding their money back.

  2. Dennis Doucet:

    It was overcast for most of the evening, but there was a brief break in the clouds and I was able to get a clear shot of the moon.

  3. Michael Reynolds:

    It was very special to be able to celebrate his election and the presidency -- those were great years, and my mom was up on the main stage with him, it was kind of overcast and cloudy that day, but pretty much as soon as he took the oath and gave his inaugural address, the skies opened up and it became sunny, leaving people joking, 'wow, is this a sign?'.


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