how to pronounce overcast

oʊvɚkæst

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“… hanging on to the overcast skies but the …”

meanings of overcast

verb:

  1. To cover with cloud; to overshadow; to darken.
  2. To make gloomy; to depress.
  3. To fasten (sheets) by overcast stitching or by folding one edge over another.
  4. To be or become cloudy.
  5. To overthrow.
  6. To transform.

noun:

  1. An outcast.
  2. A cloud covering all of the sky from horizon to horizon; cloudy.

adjective:

  1. Covered with clouds; overshadowed; darkened; (meteorology) more than 90% covered by clouds.
  2. In a state of depression; gloomy; melancholy.