"overthwart" Definition

  1. a. Having a transverse position; placed or situated across; hence, opposite.
  2. a. Crossing in kind or disposition; perverse; adverse; opposing.
  3. adv. Across; crosswise; transversely.
  4. prep. Across; from alde to side of.
  5. n. That which is overthwart; an adverse circumstance; opposition.
  6. v. t. To cross; to oppose.

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Position in dictionary: 69841 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., adv., prep., n., v. t.,
Words that start with "overthwart": 3
Words that end with "overthwart": 1
Words that contain "overthwart": 3
Next words in dictionary: overthwartly, overthwartness, overtilt, overtime, overtire
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English Dictionary Definition of overthwart

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