cover version


noun

a recording of a song by a singer, instrumentalist, or group other than the original performer or composer.

Nearby words

  1. cover slip,
  2. cover story,
  3. cover text,
  4. cover the field,
  5. cover up,
  6. cover-shoulder,
  7. cover-uncover test,
  8. cover-up,
  9. coverage,
  10. coverall

Origin of cover version

First recorded in 1965–70

Also called cover.

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British Dictionary definitions for cover version

cover version

noun

another name for cover (def. 34)
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