Definition of overvaulting in English:

overvaulting

adjective

  • Overarching.

adjective

rare
  • That leaps over something; that dominates or prevails over something.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Milman (1791–1868), historian and dean of St Paul's. From overvault + -ing<br>late 19th century; earliest use found in Alexander Bain (1818–1903), psychologist. From overvault + -ing.

Pronunciation

overvaulting

/ˌəʊvəˈvɒltɪŋ//ˌəʊvəˈvɔːltɪŋ/