rove-over

[ rohv-oh-ver ]
/ ˈroʊvˌoʊ vər /

adjective Prosody.

(in sprung rhythm) of or relating to the completion of a metrical foot, incomplete at the end of one line, with a syllable or syllables from the beginning of the next line.

Nearby words

  1. roué,
  2. rov,
  3. rovaniemi,
  4. rove,
  5. rove beetle,
  6. rover,
  7. rover boy,
  8. roving,
  9. roving commission,
  10. rovingly

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British Dictionary definitions for rove-over

rove-over

adjective

prosody (in sprung rhythm) denoting a metrical foot left incomplete at the end of one line and completed in the next
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