Example sentences for: overflowing

How can you use “overflowing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This 19th-century covered market is an overflowing cornucopia of delights for the senses: fresh fish; meats; sausages; fruits and vegetables; and all kinds of spices, neatly braided ropes of garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and peppers, preserves, and sweetmeats, to make a gourmand swoon.

  • Indeed, the scholarly journals have been overflowing with turgid prose for decades, and it is particularly refreshing to know that comment on virtually any aspect of language can still be offered in language that, glowing with respectability, cleaving to the well-turned phrase, punctuated by the provocative pun, can be so engagingly presented.

  • The Crispix came back in force; in fact, the last time I was at the supermarket, the checker gazed at my overflowing cart and said: "Lot of cereal eaters in your house, are there?"

  • Again, there are exceptions, especially in small towns, but I think it's pretty rare to see community board meetings overflowing with local journalists out to better their neighborhoods.

  • Then a lurching demon made of excrement materializes out of an overflowing toilet bowl in Dogma . And now, just in time to prove that the end of the millennium will indeed bring about the destruction of all movie logic, we have End of Days , in which Satan pauses by a stoop, unzips his pants, and lets flow a meandering stream of flammable urine.


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