Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “come over”

See all translations

come over

verb uk phrasal verb with come   /kʌm/ (came, come) us  

(SEEM)

C2 to seem to be a particular type of person: I watched the interview and felt he came over as quite arrogant.
More examples

(MOVE)

C1 to come to a place, move from one place to another, or move towards someone: Come over here! Are your family coming over from Greece for the wedding?

(FEEL)

[L only + adj] UK to be influenced suddenly and unexpectedly by a strange feeling: I stood up too quickly and came over all dizzy/faint/peculiar.
(Definition of come over from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of come over?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “come over” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More