Definition of over noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈəʊvə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊvər//
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(in cricket) a series of six balls bowled by the same person Chadwick dismissed two batsmen in the same over. See related entries: Cricket Word OriginOld English ofer, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch over and German über, from an Indo-European word (originally a comparative of the element represented by -ove in above) which is also the base of Latin super and Greek huper.
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