how to pronounce overhang


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overhang is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of overhang in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… dollars of overhang there's about six …”

meanings of overhang


  1. The volume that tips the balance between the demand and the supply toward demand lagging supply.
  2. Anything that overhangs or protrudes over its base, such as a wave immediately before breaking, or a protruding cliff or rock wall.
  3. That portion of the roof structure that extends beyond the exterior walls of a building.
  4. A fatty roll of pubis flab that hangs over one's genitals; a FUPA.


  1. To impend.
  2. To hang over (something).

overhang frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word overhang occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics overhang can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that overhang can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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