Posted on

Pronunciation of Overthrown: Learn how to pronounce Overthrown in English correctly

Learn how to say Overthrown correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word overthrow:

Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈθrəʊ/
(past overthrew; past participle overthrown) [with object]
1remove forcibly from power:
military coups which had attempted to overthrow the King
put an end to (something) by the use of force:
their subversive activities are calculated to overthrow parliamentary democracy
archaic knock or throw to the ground:
one who is already prostrate cannot be overthrown
2throw (a ball) further than the intended distance:
he grips the ball too tight and overthrows it
chiefly North American throw a ball beyond (a receiving player):
Dodge overthrew a receiver in the end zone
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəθrəʊ/
1 [in singular] a removal from power:
plotting the overthrow of the government
2(in cricket, baseball, and other games) a throw which sends a ball past its intended recipient or target.
a score made because the ball has been overthrown:
his throw missed the stumps and went for four overthrows
3a panel of decorated wrought-iron work above an arch or gateway.