word of the day: inundate

Justin and Hailey Bieber have been inundated with offers after putting $8.5m mansion’ up for sale. (Daily Mail)

past tense: inundated; past participle: inundated

  1. overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt with.
    “we’ve been inundated with complaints from listeners”

    synonyms: overwhelm, overpower, overburden, overrun, overload, swamp, bog down, besiege, snow under, bury, bombard, glut”we have been inundated by complaints”
  2. flood.
    “the islands may be the first to be inundated as sea levels rise”

    synonyms: flood, deluge, overflow, overrun, swamp, submerge, engulf, drown, immerse, cover;