overword

overword
/oh"veuhr werrd'/, n.
a word that is repeated, as a refrain in a song.
[1490-1500; OVER- + WORD]

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  • Overword — O ver*word , v. t. To say in too many words; to express verbosely. Hales. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overword — [ō′vər wʉrd΄] n. a much repeated word or phrase; refrain …   English World dictionary

  • overword — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: over (from over (I) again) + word, n. : a word or phrase repeated or said over (as in a song) : burden, refrain II. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

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