plaster over

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of plaster over

: to cover (something) with plaster
  • We plastered over the holes and cracks in the wall.

Word by Word Definitions

plaster play
  1. : a medicated or protective dressing that consists of a film (as of cloth or plastic) spread with a usually medicated substance

  2. : a pasty composition (as of lime, water, and sand) that hardens on drying and is used for coating walls, ceilings, and partitions

  1. : to overlay or cover with plaster : coat

  2. : to apply a plaster to

  3. : to cover over or conceal as if with a coat of plaster

over play
  1. : across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space

  2. : forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  3. : across the brim

  1. used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another

  2. used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person

  3. used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference

  1. : upper, higher

  2. : outer, covering

  3. : excessive

  1. : to leap over

  1. : so as to exceed or surpass

  2. : excessive

  3. : to an excessive degree


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