What is the meaning of hover?


  • Be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action.
    • usage: "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"
  • Move to and fro.
    • usage: "The shy student lingered in the corner"
  • Hang in the air; fly or be suspended above.
  • Be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity.
    • usage: "The guru claimed that he could levitate"
  • Hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing.
    • usage: "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"
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APAWordNet. (2010). hover. Retrieved March 21, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/hover/definitions/1285781
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "hover" http://smartdefine.org/hover/definitions/1285781 (accessed March 21, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, hover, Smart Define, viewed 21 March, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/hover/definitions/1285781>.
MLAWordNet. "hover" 23 October 2010. Web. 21 March 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/hover/definitions/1285781>
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