verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- hover fly,
- hovering accent,
- hovering act,
- hovering vessel
Origin of hover
Examples from the Web for hover
Special suits allow you and your team to hover over gaps and jump to superhuman heights.Kevin Spacey Stars as a Frank Underwood-like Warmonger in ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’|Alec Kubas-Meyer|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
INTERACTIVE: Hover over markers for more from each range on their age and firearm restrictions for children.Where Kids as Young as 5 Learn to Shoot Automatic Weapons|Brandy Zadrozny|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not to mention the untold number of families who hover just one medical crisis or job loss away from financial ruin.
His approval ratings, improbably, hover around the 40 percent mark.
But whispers about his past hover like a threatening storm over his papacy.
It makes us understand the general air of chilliness that seems to hover around New England Yanks.Mixed Faces|Roy Norton
Rupert continued to hover about Essex's army, and ordered Wilmot to take Marlborough.Rupert Prince Palatine|Eva Scott
Either it was a very hungry or a very ignorant panther to hover so boldly around a camp full of men and guns.The Young Trailers|Joseph A. Altsheler
Hover and tremble, flitting till thou findest, Butterfly, thy treasure!My Beautiful Lady. Nelly Dale|Thomas Woolner
Hover the cursor over the underscored text to see the nature of the correction.Shelley and the Marriage Question|John Todhunter
Word Origin for hover
c.1400, hoveren, frequentative of hoven "hover, tarry, linger;" see hove (1). Related: Hovered; hovering. As a noun from 1510s.