a person or thing staying on from a previous period; specif., an officeholder who continues in office or an entertainer whose engagement is extended
One that is held over from an earlier time: a political adviser who was a holdover from the Reagan era; a family tradition that is a holdover from my grandparents' childhood.
- Something left behind, saved or remaining from an earlier time.
- That policy is a holdover from days of punch card data entry.
- The distance (at target) by which a rifle scope is aimed higher than the intended point of impact in order to compensate for bullet drop over the distance to the target.
- This rangefinder not only measures the distance to the target, but also provides a digital readout of the inches of holdover at that distance.
holdover - Legal Definition
The act of staying beyond the end of a lease.