Meaning of overshadow
Pronunciation: (ō"vur-shad'ō), [key]
- to be more important or significant by comparison: For years he overshadowed his brother.
- to cast a shadow over; cover with shadows, clouds, darkness, etc.; darken or obscure: clouds overshadowing the moon.
- to make sad or hang heavily over; cast a pall on: a disappointment that overshadowed their last years.
- to shelter or protect.
- overshadow (Thesaurus)