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Definition of Overboard

Overboard

  1. Over the side of a ship; hence, from on board of a ship, into the water; as, to fall overboard.

Overboard Quotations

Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.
Ronald Reagan

Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.
James A. Garfield

My dad's a beautiful man, but like a lot of Mexican men, or men in general, a lot of men have a problem with the balance of masculinity and femininity - intuition and compassion and tenderness - and get overboard with the macho thing. It took him a while to become more, I would say, conscious, evolved.
Carlos Santana

We've gone overboard on every Queen album. But that's Queen.
Freddie Mercury

The pain of losing my child was a cleansing experience. I had to throw overboard all excess baggage and keep only what is essential.
Isabel Allende
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Overboard Translations

overboard in Spanish is por la borda
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