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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.
[before 1000]
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 ?
Furthermore: you must know that when the second iron is thrown overboard, it thenceforth becomes a dangling, sharp-edged terror, skittishly curvetting about both boat and whale, entangling the lines, or cutting them, and making a prodigious sensation in all directions.
Besides, it has been divined by other continental commentators, that when Jonah was thrown overboard from the Joppa ship, he straightway effected his escape to another vessel near by, some vessel with a whale for a figure-head; and, I would add, possibly called The Whale, as some craft are nowadays christened the Shark, the Gull, the Eagle.
He lent me some duck things of his own, for those I had worn in the boat had been thrown overboard. They were rather loose for me, for he was large and long in his limbs.
The ship had been amply pro visioned for the passage, but, somehow or other, several barrels of meat were found spoiled on open ing, and had been thrown overboard soon after leaving home, as a sanitary measure.
The girl decided that she had but seen a bundle of refuse thrown overboard by one of the ship's crew, and a moment later sought her berth.
"Weren't you a little shaky by Southend Pier one day, and wanted to be thrown overboard?"
For an instant he leaned upon the tiller wheel, when a blow from behind, with a war-club, felled him to the deck, where he was despatched with knives and thrown overboard.
"Let us work, then, and get these bags all arranged on the rim of the car, so that they may be thrown overboard at one movement."
The dories gathered in clusters, separated, reformed, and broke again, all heading one way; while men hailed and whistled and cat- called and sang, and the water was speckled with rubbish thrown overboard.
That's the fellow that was thrown overboard by some sailors.
The boat was now very close, and I could make out plainly that it was lying head to wind and sea and dragging on its mast and sail, which had been thrown overboard and made to serve as a sea-anchor.
The two warders had been shot and thrown overboard, and so also had the third mate.