Definition of 'overcast'
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Shame she chose the only overcast day of the weekend to do it. The Sun (2013)Hopefully conditions will be overcast so we can put some pressure on the batsmen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But an overcast day could take the edge off the vanishing act. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The morning was overcast with a gentle wind and it perfectly matched the sombre mood of the contestants. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The sky is overcast and tough mining towns along the have the sullen air of relations off the wedding list. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The beach was virtually deserted on Monday afternoon because of the overcast weather. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When that happened, it was like a sunny day that had suddenly become overcast. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The sky was overcast, shedding sudden bursts of rain along the bleak landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is an overcast morning, with a threat of drizzle in the air. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That morning, the sky had been overcast. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The goggles are designed to change their shade to cope with anything from an overcast day of flat white light to blinding ultraviolet. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A day that began cold and overcast finished in bright sunshine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The day had become overcast. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)When I woke this morning it was overcast and there was a hint of drizzle in the air. The Sun (2013)As she steps off the elevator and notices the detective unit's closed door, her internal weather turns overcast. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is rather dim under the trees on an overcast, damp day, and hard to keep your foothold on the slippery bank. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)If the economy were to have a weather forecast, the outlook would be overcast: gloomy with patches of rain for the next five years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'overcast'
Used Occasionally. overcast is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'overcast'
British English: overcast /ˈəʊvəˌkɑːst/ ADJECTIVE
If it is overcast, or if the sky or the day is overcast, the sky is completely covered with cloud and there is not much light.
For three days it was overcast.
- American English: overcast
- Arabic: مُعْتِم
- Brazilian Portuguese: nublado
- Chinese: 阴天的
- Croatian: oblačan
- Czech: oblačný
- Danish: overskyet
- Dutch: bewolkt
- European Spanish: encapotado
- Finnish: pilvinen
- French: couvert
- German: bedeckt Himmel
- Greek: νεφοσκεπής
- Italian: coperto
- Japanese: 曇った
- Korean: 잔뜩 흐린
- Norwegian: overskyet
- Polish: przygnębiony
- European Portuguese: nublado
- Romanian: înnorat
- Russian: затянутый облаками
- Spanish: encapotado
- Swedish: mulen
- Thai: มีเฆมมาก
- Turkish: bulutlu
- Ukrainian: хмарний
- Vietnamese: u ám
Definition of overcast from the Collins English Dictionary
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