Definitions for overflyˌoʊ vərˈflaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•flyˌoʊ vərˈflaɪ(v.t.)-flew, -flown, -fly•ing.

  1. to fly over (a specified area, country, etc.).

    Category: Aeronautics

  2. to fly farther than or beyond.

    Category: Aeronautics

  3. to fly over or past instead of making a scheduled stop.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Aeronautics

Origin of overfly:

1550–60

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pass over, overfly(verb)

    fly over

    "The plane passed over Damascus"

Wiktionary

  1. overfly(Verb)

    To fly over something.

  2. overfly(Verb)

    To fly too far past something.

Anagrams of overfly

  1. flyover

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