Definitions

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  • n. A dribbling move, or feint, in football (soccer), used to fool a defensive player into thinking the offensive player, in possession of the ball, is going to move in a direction he does not intend to move in.
  • v. To relocate oneself to a position of a few steps away; step aside
  • v. To carefully move making sure you don't step onto someone or something.

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Examples

  • Maeve’s fantasy was rudely interrupted when her horse a plain-looking, lazy, brown and white pinto took an extra-large step over a rock, jostling her already-sore rear end.

    Beacon Street Girls: Ready! Set! Hawaii!

  • You step over the white-scoured floor to the bright "dresser" lightly, as if afraid to disturb the devotions of the household, -- for Oriental dynasties appear to have passed away since the dinner-table was last spread here, -- and thence to the frequented curb, where you see your long-forgotten, unshaven face at the bottom, in juxtaposition with new-made butter and the trout in the well.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • As I observed before I saw noe windmills all these Countrys over, they have only the mills wch are overshott and a Little rivulet of water you may step over turns them, wch are the mills for Grinding their Corn and their ore or what Else.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • Straight to ze left for ten minutes and step over ze wall; it is broken in zat place and quite easy.

    Jerry Junior

  • And how does your mistress? cried my father, taking the same step over again from the landing, and calling to Susannah, whom he saw passing by the foot of the stairs with a huge pin-cushion in her hand — how does your mistress?

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Help Mero transfer his things onto your mount … Deveron, step over here.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • He hospitably entertained us the next day, exhibiting his hop-fields and kiln and melon-patch, warning us to step over the tight rope which surrounded the latter at a foot from the ground, while he pointed to a little bower at one corner, where it connected with the lock of a gun ranging with the line, and where, as he informed us, he sometimes sat in pleasant nights to defend his premises against thieves.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • None bothered to move, and I even had to step over two as I entered between the scagged stones.

    The Vatican Rip

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