1. [ verb ] flow or run over (a limit or brim)
Synonyms: brim_over run_over well_over overrun
Related terms: spill geyser flood run
2. [ noun ] a large flow
Synonyms: flood outpouring
Related terms: flow effusion
3. [ verb ] overflow with a certain feeling
Synonyms: spill_over bubble_over

"The children bubbled over with joy" "My boss was bubbling over with anger"

Related terms: seethe seethe
4. [ noun ] the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
Synonyms: runoff overspill overflowing
Related terms: flow waste
Similar spelling:   overflowing