Definition of overdoor in US English:

overdoor

noun

  • Architecture. An ornamental panel or pediment over a doorway.

adjective

  • Situated or placed over or above a door; designed for use above a door.

Origin

Old English (in an earlier sense). Cognate with or formed similarly to Middle Dutch overdore, Old Saxon oberdure, Old High German ubarturi (Middle High German übertüre, early modern German überthüre) from the Germanic base of over- + the Germanic base of door.

Pronunciation

overdoor

/ˈəʊvədɔː/