Definition of overcover in English:

overcover

noun

  • A thing which covers the outside of something; especially the outermost cover of a book.

verb

archaic, literary
  • with object To cover or spread over; to cover up completely; to bury.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Scribner's Monthly. From over- + cover, after overcover or to cover over<br>late Middle English; earliest use found in The Wycliffite Bible (early version). From over- + cover.

Pronunciation

overcover

/ˈəʊvəˌkʌvə/