Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “drown in sth”

drown in sth

phrasal verb with drown     /draʊn/ verb
to have more of something than you are able to deal with: I'm drowning in unpaid bills.Too much and unnecessary
(Definition of drown in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of drown in sth

Translations of “drown in sth”

Word of the Day

well in (with)

to have a good relationship with someone in which they like you and from which you get an advantage

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More