Definition of overshade in US English:

overshade

verb

  • with object To cast a shadow over; to render gloomy or dark; to overshadow. Also (occasionally) without object.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in King Alfred (c848–899), king of the West Saxons and of the Anglo-Saxons. From over- + shade (although this is first attested later).

Pronunciation

overshade

/ˌəʊvəˈʃeɪd/