[ strahyk-oh-ver ]
/ ˈstraɪkˌoʊ vər /


an act or instance of typing over a character, as one typed in error, without erasing it.
the typed-over character: The letter was full of strikeovers.

Nearby words

  1. strike-slip fault,
  2. strikebound,
  3. strikebreaker,
  4. strikebreaking,
  5. strikeout,
  6. striker,
  7. striking,
  8. striking circle,
  9. striking price,
  10. striking train

Origin of strikeover

First recorded in 1935–40; noun use of verb phrase strike over Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019