Associations to the word «Overboard»


OVERBOARD, adjective. Outside of a boat, in the water
OVERBOARD, adverb. Over the edge; especially, off or outside of a boat.
OVERBOARD, adverb. Excessively; too much.

Dictionary definition

OVERBOARD, adverb. To extremes; "he went overboard to please his in-laws".
OVERBOARD, adverb. From on board a vessel into the water; "they dropped their garbage overboard".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke