Definition of limited-over in English:

limited-over

(also limited-overs)

adjective

  • Designating a single-innings match in which there is a maximum limit on the number of overs each side's innings can last; relating to such a match, or to cricket in this form.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Scotsman. In some forms from limited + the plural of over. In some forms from limited + over.

Pronunciation

limited-over

/ˌlɪmɪtɪdˈəʊvə/