How Do You Spell OVERRUN?

Correct spelling for the English word "overrun" is [ˌəʊ_v_ə_ɹ_ˈʌ_n], [ˌə͡ʊvəɹˈʌn], [ˌə‍ʊvəɹˈʌn]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of OVERRUN

  1. occupy in large numbers or live on a host; "cockroaches invaded my kitchen"; "Ants overran the picnic table"; "the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North"

Common Misspellings for OVERRUN

Below is the list of 275 misspellings for the word "overrun".

Usage Examples for OVERRUN

  1. For example, of the multitude of pine finches which now and then overrun Eastern Massachusetts in winter I have never seen one, while on the other hand I was once lucky enough to come upon a few of the very much smaller number which pass the summer in Northern New Hampshire. - "Birds in the Bush" by Bradford Torrey
  2. You see, we are overrun with our Southern and Western trade now; they have found out that New York is the finest summer resort in the country. - "Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color" by Brander Matthews
  3. This is not a guest- room, but we have been so overrun lately that we have had to turn it over to the public. - "A Little Union Scout" by Joel Chandler Harris
  4. That is why his tribe has managed to overrun the Great World and why they cause such great damage. - "The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children" by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)