Definition of overladen in English:

Share this entry

overladen

Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈlādn/

adjective

Having too large or too heavy a load: an overladen trolley figurative the film is overladen with tear-jerking moments
More example sentences
  • Anyway, the drive home along the coast road gave me ample time to wonder what possesses people in clapped-out, overladen vans to drive at 30 kmph without regard to gradient, curves or following traffic.
  • In their place stand pool tables, ‘ergonomic’ chairs, and a bar so overladen with fluorescent drinks that one daren't approach without first applying sunscreen.
  • Budgets sometimes touch the stratosphere, as the guest list keeps growing and the overladen food tables groan.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: o·ver·lad·en

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.