Hover hand usually takes place in photos at conventions when a nervous nerdy guy is posing with an attractive female actress or model. They usually rap their arm around the chicks back and have their hand hover over the females shoulder or waist, afraid to touch them.
Jeff: Hey Drew! Check this picture, bro! This dude has his hand barely touching this super hot chick's waist like a creep. Why doesn't the he just touch her?
Drew: HAHA! What a small dick, faggot. I hate people who hover hand. I'd put my whole hand around her waist and have my thumb damn near hanging on on the rim of her jeans.
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Transitive verb, alternative spelling (inf.): "hoover hand"
When a hand, instead of resting on individuals side, upper arm or shoulder, magically hovers above said persons limb or other part of body when performing an embracing manner or gesture, signalling insecurity in the person doing the hand hover.
The infamous hover hand is, when seen, often put in practice by humans of the male gender with unfavourable appearances and lack of confidence, while posing for a photograph with female or females with favourable to very favourable appearance characteristics, in particular around the models on fairs and expos utilized to market a product or phenomena.
"Jim was insecure around women, a wuss, often seen hover handing in photographs."
"Dude, let's go to comicon and see the unlaid nerds perform the hover hand on hotties dressed up as Nintendo-characters and other made up human and anthropomorphic depictions!"
"To hover or to hoover, that is not the appropriate question" - Sheikh Abdhull IV