Definition of Overthrow

  • (v. t.) To throw over; to overturn; to upset; to turn upside down.
  • (v. t.) To cause to fall or to fail; to subvert; to defeat; to make a ruin of; to destroy.
  • (n.) The act of overthrowing; the state of being overthrow; ruin.
  • (n.) The act of throwing a ball too high, as over a player's head.
  • (n.) A faulty return of the ball by a fielder, so that the striker makes an additional run.

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