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See definition of hovering on Dictionary.com
  • as infloating
  • as inflying
  • as inhigh
  • as inimpending

synonyms for hovering

  • soaring
  • free
  • hollow
  • inflated
  • light
  • loose
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • volatile
  • wafting
  • nonsubmersible
  • unattached
  • unsinkable
  • unsubstantial
  • aerial
  • floating
  • soaring
  • drifting
  • express
  • flapping
  • fleet
  • fluttering
  • gliding
  • mobile
  • streaming
  • waving
  • winging
  • zooming
  • aeronautical
  • airborne
  • avian
  • mercurial
  • on the wing
  • speedy
  • volant
  • volar
  • volitant
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antonyms for hovering

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  • submerged
  • sunk
    • little
    • low
    • miniature
    • minute
    • short
    • small
    • teeny
    • tiny
    • dwarfed
    • insignificant
    • stunted
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    How to use hovering in a sentence

    Altogether, we spent five consecutive days hovering around that collection of law-enforcers, in imminent risk of capture.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Occasionally he turned his head to watch with keen eyes the fretful movements of a fly hovering above the water.
    UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
    At least ten men be sides Gwynne were hovering about Dolly Boutts, like humming-birds about the nectar of a full-blown rose.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    She was hovering over the entrance just as he had seen her on the day he came to take possession.
    THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
    The nurse was hovering about again with a suggestion that it was high time the visitor departed.
    THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
    Juana's feminine perception and her keen eye hovering over her salons, brought her nothing but pain.
    JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
    They scarcely breathed, and the summer night that was so mildly beautiful seemed to take on a sense of hovering danger.
    THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET
    The congregation reminds me of a clover field, with the butterflies hovering over its gaily-colored, bobbing heads.
    ALONEMARION HARLAND
    The great roof gave a sense of crouching or hovering, for warmth or in menace.
    WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
    Beautiful women he had seen in plenty, but hovering about this one there was something more than beauty.
    THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO HOVERING

    • free
    • hollow
    • hovering
    • inflated
    • light
    • loose
    • nonsubmersible
    • sailing
    • soaring
    • swimming
    • unattached
    • unsinkable
    • unsubstantial
    • volatile
    • wafting
    • aerial
    • aeronautical
    • airborne
    • avian
    • drifting
    • express
    • flapping
    • fleet
    • floating
    • fluttering
    • gliding
    • hovering
    • mercurial
    • mobile
    • on the wing
    • soaring
    • speedy
    • streaming
    • volant
    • volar
    • volitant
    • waving
    • winging
    • zooming
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.