Usage examples for overhead

  1. Don't you hear him walking the floor overhead? – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  2. Sheridan had seized the telephone upon Roscoe's desk, and was calling his own office, overhead. – The Turmoil A Novel by Booth Tarkington
  3. The pressure of the water overhead made walking rather difficult, and the boys were strange to the lines they were drawing after them, but they made good progress until they came to the end of the air- hose. – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
  4. Then he continued on, carefully feeling for each step in the dim light of the overhead oil lamps. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  5. And overhead, in her chamber, Sabina was lying stricken and speechless. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  6. Try again when the sun is more directly overhead. – The BYU Solar Cooker/Cooler by Steven E. Jones
  7. Overhead to the right swept the Great Bridge of my childhood. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  8. I turned to Than- Sing, who was awake and listening also, and asked him what he thought could be doing overhead? – A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas by Fanny Loviot
  9. My rooms are almost directly overhead. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  10. " Look for yourself," said the captain, pointing overhead. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  11. As they floated slowly downward they heard a sharp explosion overhead. – Evil Out of Onzar by Mark Ganes
  12. Overhead the sky seemed to be clearing. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  13. We would gladly give up this detail work if some one else could do it, for we make no money on it and barely take care of costs and our necessary overhead. – A Stake in the Land by Peter Alexander Speek
  14. They probably were not aware that any one was sleeping in the room overhead. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  15. Even the wind seemed to catch its breath there, and hurry on with a shiver that reached to the telegraph wires overhead. – Two Little Knights of Kentucky by Annie Fellows Johnston
  16. There was not the slightest sound overhead. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  17. Sophia lay between blankets in the room overhead with a feverish cold. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  18. The bright warm sun was overhead in a cloudless sky. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  19. With the laundry steaming overhead you could almost imagine it was summer. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  20. The door closed behind her, and by and by he could hear her moving overhead. – Victorian Short Stories by Various