Definition of "o'er" [o'er]

  • Over. (preposition)

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Use "o'er" in a sentence
  • "It came o'er my ear like the sweet sound of newly arriving Bard freshman eager to experience this spectacular operatic production comedy, romance and drama set against Strauss's brilliant orchestral score, whilst relishing other rich works of literature and honing their writing skills in this, their first fantastical college orientation."
  • "A good choice for the "gloomy days" of winter, readers will no doubt think of the tunnels they're coursing through when they consider the "o'er darkened ways made for our searching":"
  • "I guessed to him that it seemed black as beer flowed o'er my rising gorge and he lay weeping on his back."