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overword

[ oh-ver-wurd ]

noun

  1. a word that is repeated, as a refrain in a song.


overword

/ ˈəʊvəˌwɜːd /

noun

  1. a repeated word or phrase


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Word History and Origins

Origin of overword1

First recorded in 1490–1500; over- + word

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Example Sentences

Now this was a favourite overword of my mother's, that suffering was the Christian's golden garment.

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