What does the word overcast mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To cover, as the sky with clouds.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To sew ( an edge) with long wrapping, stitches.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Overcharge.

Usage examples for overcast

  1. The house and forest stood laden with snow in the dim light which fell from a heavy overcast sky. – Under a Charm, Vol. III. (of III) A Novel by E. Werner
  2. The sky had become overcast, and rain had begun to fall. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. That he was successful in accomplishing the latter, was very plain; for the landlord's countenance steadily lost color, and became overcast with alarm. – Ten Nights in a Bar Room by T. S. Arthur