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o·ver·board

 (ō′vər-bôrd′)
adv.
Over or as if over the side of a boat or ship.
Idiom:
go overboard
To go to extremes, especially as a result of enthusiasm.

overboard

(ˈəʊvəˌbɔːd)
adv
1. (Nautical Terms) from on board a vessel into the water
2. go overboard informal
a. to be extremely enthusiastic
b. to go to extremes
3. throw overboard to reject or abandon

o•ver•board

(ˈoʊ vərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

adv.
over the side of a ship or boat, esp. into or in the water.
Idioms:
go overboard, to go to extremes, as in speech, behavior, or dress.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.overboard - to extremes; "he went overboard to please his in-laws"
2.overboard - from on board a vessel into the water; "they dropped their garbage overboard"

overboard

adverb
go overboard go too far, go mad, go over the top He doesn't drink often, but when he does, he tends to go a bit overboard.
throw something or someone overboard give up, abandon, relinquish, surrender, renounce, waive, say goodbye to, forsake, cede, cast off, kiss (something) goodbye, lay aside They had thrown their neutrality overboard in the crisis.
Translations
مِنَ السَّفينَه إلى البَحْر
hajóból ki
útbyrîis, fyrir borî
už borto
pār bortu
cez palubu
čez krov
gemiden aşağı

overboard

[ˈəʊvəbɔːd] ADV (Naut) → por la borda
to fall overboardcaer al agua or por la borda
man overboard!¡hombre al agua!
to go overboard let's not go overboardno hay que exagerar, no nos pasemos
she went overboard with the lace and sequinsse pasó con los encajes y las lentejuelas
to go overboard for sbvolverse loco por algn

overboard

[ˈəʊvərbɔːrd] adv
to fall overboard (from boat)tomber par-dessus bord
(fig) (= too far) to go overboard → s'emballer
Don't go overboard and spend a fortune → Ne va pas t'emballer et dépenser une fortune.
to go overboard on things → s'emballer
to go overboard on sth [+ activity] → trop en faire sur qch
to go overboard on price (= ask too much) → trop exagérer sur le prix
to go overboard for sth → s'emballer pour qch

overboard

adv
(Naut) → über Bord; to fall overboardüber Bord gehen or fallen; man overboard!Mann über Bord!; to throw somebody/something overboardjdn/etw über Bord werfen; to throw something overboard (fig)etw verwerfen
(fig inf) to go overboardübers Ziel hinausschießen, zu weit gehen, es übertreiben; to go overboard for or about somebodyvon jdm ganz hingerissen sein, Feuer und Flamme für jdn sein (inf); there’s no need to go overboard (about it)übertreib es nicht, kein Grund zum Übertreiben

overboard

[ˈəʊvəˌbɔːd] adv (Naut) → fuori bordo
to fall overboard → cadere in mare
man overboard! → uomo in mare!
to go overboard for sth (fig) → impazzire per qc

overboard

(ˈəuvəboːd) adverb
over the side of a ship or boat into the water. He jumped overboard.
References in classic literature ?
However, the masts did not go overboard; and by and bye we scrambled down, so sober, that we had to pass the flip again, though the savage salt spray bursting down the forecastle scuttle, rather too much diluted and pickled it to my taste.
Waltzers spun around precariously for a matter of fifteen seconds and then went scurrying down to the rail as if they meant to go overboard. The Virginia reel, as performed on board the Quaker City, had more genuine reel about it than any reel I ever saw before, and was as full of interest to the spectator as it was full of desperate chances and hairbreadth escapes to the participant.
It was now a matter of conscience to shave the land as close as possible--for now he must go overboard whenever the ship was put in stays.
He said: "We haven't gone overboard about last week's result, just like we didn't go overboard after losing our first three games.
'I did not go overboard but she did Pinagbibintangan niya yung mga pulis na ganoon, ganoon P namamatay na nga 'yung pulis oh (She's accusing the police.
While a few students were quick to say homework was a waste of time and limited creativity parents felt a little homework was necessary, though schools should not go overboard with it.
Recently, the reality TV queen told to (http://www.eonline.com/news/606349/kim-kardashian-s-christmas-gifts-for-north-west-i-try-not-to-go-overboard-with-her) E News that she will not go overboard this time for baby North.
Go overboard with a Dalek cake stand, PS7.99, www.lakeland.co.uk ?
Needless to say this is not form to go overboard about.
THE STORY The Chipmunks and the Chipettes go overboard on a cruise and end up stranded on a tropical island.
The stunning actress doesn't like to go overboard with cosmetics as she likes the natural look and thinks too much can make her appear older than her 25 years.