How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"over" is from "ofer" ("too much, above, down from") spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.
In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "excessively", "completely", "upper", "above" or "outer" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|We were overjoyed with the personal attention|
|Fine brown dust settled on his head and the shoulders of his overcoat.|