Definition of -verse in US English:


combining form

  • 1Denoting an area of activity or interest or a section of society distinguished by a particular characteristic.

    1. 1.1 Denoting a fictional world associated with a particular character, television series, author, etc.
      ‘Rowling's new Potter website promises additional information about the Potterverse’
      ‘the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer—the Buffyverse—built up a dense mythology over the course of six seasons’


1980s: from universe.