Definition of overmasted in English:

overmasted

adjective

Nautical
  • Of a sailing ship: provided with too high or too heavy a mast or masts.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Bradford (1590–1657), a founder of Plymouth Colony. From overmast + -ed.

Pronunciation

overmasted

/ˌəʊvəˈmastɪd//ˌəʊvəˈmɑːstɪd/