What does overhang mean?

Definitions for overhangˌoʊ vərˈhæŋ; ˈoʊ vərˌhæŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overhang.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overhang(verb)

    projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else

  2. overhang(verb)

    project over

  3. overhang, beetle(verb)

    be suspended over or hang over

    "This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town"


  1. overhang(Noun)

    The volume that tips the balance between the demand and the supply toward demand lagging supply.

  2. overhang(Noun)

    That portion of the roof structure that extends beyond the exterior walls of a building.

  3. overhang(Noun)

    A fatty roll of pubis flab that hangs over one's genitals, a FUPA

  4. overhang(Verb)

    To hang over (something).

  5. Origin: oferhangan, corresponding to .


  1. Overhang

    Overhangs are the lengths of a car, at the front and rear, which extend beyond the wheelbase. They are normally described as front overhang and rear overhang. Practicality, style, and performance are affected by the size and weight of overhangs.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overhang

    ō-vėr-hang′, v.t. to hang over: to project over: to impend: to overlade with ornamentation.—v.i. to hang over.—n. O′verhang, a projecting part, the degree of projection, of roofs, &c.—adj. Overhung′, covered over, adorned with hangings.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overhang in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overhang in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nicholas Yeo:

    We try not to focus on the share overhang issue.

  2. Andreas Aeppli:

    With this massive capacity overhang, we could see a pricing war.

  3. The Gulf delegate:

    There is no overhang, there is no floating oil looking for a market.

  4. Siobhan Morden:

    It is hard to see Brazil recovering when there is a overhang of ratings downgrades.

  5. Julie Brough:

    Outside of that, it's kind of a non-eventful day, i think there's this overhang of caution.

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