Definition of 'overshadow'
Example sentences containing 'overshadow'
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The constant arguing also overshadowed the other relationships in the house. The Sun (2015)The bitterly fought contest was also overshadowed by allegations of voting fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The architect couple also overcame the overshadowing by giving each home a green and grassy outlook. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Spending cuts also overshadow the rail industry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You will need to keep them relatively clean and make sure that they are not overshadowed by new tree growth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So no supporting struts, cables or columns to overshadow the trees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was, instead, overshadowed by a much more populist line. Times, Sunday Times (2014)INVESTMENT trusts have been unsung heroes for many years, overshadowed by their much larger rivals in the unit trust sector. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That takes courage, and also we shouldn't forget that this account will also overshadow all of the good that they also did. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'overshadow'
Used Occasionally. overshadow is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'overshadow'
British English: overshadow VERB
If an unpleasant event or feeling overshadows something, it makes it less happy or enjoyable.
Fears for the President's safety could overshadow his peace-making mission.
Definition of overshadow from the Collins English Dictionary
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