Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 06/13/16 Overslaugh

Overslaugh (verb)
overslaugh [oh-ver-slaw]

verb (used with object)
1. to pass over or disregard (a person) by giving a promotion, position, etc., to another instead.

Origin: 1765-75; < Dutch overslaan, equivalent to over- over- + slaan to strike; compare German überschlagen; see slay

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