Definition of overfly verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈflaɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈflaɪ//
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overfly
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈflaɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈflaɪ//
he / she / it overflies
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈflaɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈflaɪz//
past simple overflew
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈfluː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈfluː//
past participle overflown
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈfləʊn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈfloʊn//
-ing form overflying
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈflaɪɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈflaɪɪŋ//
Plane travel
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[transitive, intransitive] overfly (something) to fly over a place We overflew the war zone, taking photographs. the noise from overflying planes See related entries: Plane travel
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: overfly