January 17, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
overpowering /ˌoʊvɚˈpawɚrɪŋ/ adjective
overpowering
/ˌoʊvɚˈpawɚrɪŋ/
adjective

[more overpowering; most overpowering]

The smell of the dirty laundry is overpowering.
The smell of the dirty laundry is overpowering.
Learner's definition of OVERPOWERING

: very strong or powerful

  • an overpowering smell

  • an overpowering fastball

  • He has an overpowering personality.

  • I felt an overpowering urge to tell him what I really thought of him.

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