• Definition for "hover"
    • to stay floating, suspended, or fluttering floating around:…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "hover"
    • The Dative of Reference denotes the…
    • View More
  • Phrases for "hover"
  • Urban Dictionary for "hover"
    • To speed about restlessly and loaf…
    • View More

hover definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to stay floating, suspended, or fluttering floating around: gulls hovering over the waves.
    • to keep or linger in or near somewhere: hovering across the speaker's podium.
    • To remain in an uncertain condition; waver: hovered between anger and remorse.
    • to hold fluttering in the air, or regarding wing; to stay in-flight or floating about or over a spot or item; to be suspended floating around above some thing.
    • to hold about; to maneuver back and forth near a location, threateningly, watchfully, or irresolutely.
  • noun:
    • The work or condition of hovering: a helicopter in hover.
    • A cover; a shelter; a protection.
    • A protection or shelter.
    • In prosody, a foot consisting of simple accentual place.
    • just like hoverer.
  • verb:
    • To float in the air.
    • To linger in one destination.
    • To waver, or perhaps uncertain.
    • to position the cursor over one of the links or symbol without pressing.
    • be suspended floating around, as though in defiance of gravity
    • move to and fro
    • hang in the air; fly or perhaps suspended above
    • hangover, as of anything threatening, dark, or menacing
    • be undecided about anything; waver between conflicting jobs or classes of action
  • others:
    • maintain ongoing about; wait near at hand; move about waveringly, cautiously, or hesitatingly; head to and fro near or just around a location or an object.
    • To hang fluttering in the air, as a bird or an insect while looking for meals or someplace to alight; linger over or about a location or an object.
    • to stay an indeterminate or irresolute state; stand in anticipation or expectation; waver concerning a choice or an effect: as, a patient hovering between life and death; a mind hovering on verge of insanity.
    • To protect or shelter; cover with all the wings and the body: stated of a brooding fowl: because, a hen with additional birds than she will hover.
296 votes

How would you define hover?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!