Definition of Anthony over in English:

Anthony over

(also Antony over, Ant'ny over, Antny over)


historical US
  • A game in which one group of children throws a ball over a building for another group to catch, the successful catching player then running around the building to tag one or more members of the throwing team, who must then join the catching side.


Mid 19th century. Apparently from the male forename Anthony + over.


Anthony over

/ˈantəni ˌəʊvə/