Overhead in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Overhead

located above, especially over the head | (soccer) kicked over one's own head | (countable) An overhead projector.

Short Example Sentences for Overhead

  • 1. The footsteps overhead were still. 🔊
  • 2. They pass overhead as a rule. 🔊
  • 3. They may come overhead and do some damage. 🔊
  • 4. Vessel passed overhead (turbine engine). 🔊
  • 5. Aeroplanes are circling overhead and heavy artillery are firing. 🔊
  • 6. Scarcely had he uttered the words when a sound from overhead caught his ear. 🔊
  • 7. The noise in the room overhead had been getting louder and louder. 🔊
  • 8. Raising it overhead he brought the edge sharply down on the bamboo stake. 🔊
  • 9. High overhead a triangle of wild geese harrowed the blue sky. 🔊
  • 10. Only a very faint puff of smoke overhead told where the marksman had stood. 🔊
  • 11. I saw the stars overhead and the moonlight bright upon the mountains. 🔊
  • 12. The light shells sweep close overhead as they go by our trench. 🔊
  • 13. From the shadows almost directly overhead there came a faint clanking. 🔊
  • 14. We went down a spiral ramp, lighted by widely-scattered overhead lights. 🔊
  • 15. I must have you overhead to knock through when the street's clear. 🔊

How to use Overhead in Sentences?

  • 1. For half an hour or so there was a sound overhead of voices and of chairs moving. 🔊
  • 2. The overhead lights in the compressor lock were reflected in the twin rows of breathing globes. 🔊
  • 3. Miniature airplanes hung overhead at intervals down the length of the room would add realism. 🔊
  • 4. There followed a slight pause; then from overhead the church-bell boomed out once. 🔊
  • 5. Shells began to find their mark, some exploding overhead and bursting in all directions. 🔊
  • 6. From the rock high overhead hung an arbutus loaded with its gorgeous freight of scarlet berries. 🔊
  • 7. The shadowiness of the clouds overhead made the effect of the sunlight strange, where it fell. 🔊
  • 8. Great trees arched intertwining branches overhead and cast an even deeper gloom on their path. 🔊
  • 9. One after another the rockets ascended, bursting high overhead and slowly falling. 🔊
  • 10. Soon after, the men heard a strange grating sound overhead that got louder and louder. 🔊
  • 11. A great crash of thunder burst overhead and lightning darted through the black, swirling skies. 🔊
  • 12. It was pretty cold and jolly wet too, as she leaks a bit overhead besides the usual sweating. 🔊
  • 13. Suddenly the window of the room overhead was opened, and a loud halloo uttered by the mysterious stranger. 🔊
  • 14. Down below was impenetrable blackness, shading softly overhead into blue-gray which was mottled by lighter areas from breaks in the floes above. 🔊
  • 15. Sailing upon this glorious river, how beautiful overhead the gleam, against the azure, of the sea-gulls! 🔊
  • 16. They waited eagerly and they could see that the day was slowly losing time, the sun already disappearing overhead from their view. 🔊
  • 17. He may have been in a tree overhead all the time, and, directly the canoes were hauled up, he may have damaged them and made off. 🔊
  • 18. So, just when he had knocked in the bung, and was putting the tap into the cask, he heard overhead the pig come into the kitchen. 🔊
  • 19. The fine points of rain had gradually increased to a smart downfall, that drummed on the veranda overhead and gurgled past his feet in the gutter. 🔊
  • 20. Acres of wild verbenas spread their royal purple underfoot, and the china-berry trees hung answering pennons overhead of the same kingly color. 🔊