all-overs

[ awl-oh-verz ]
/ ˈɔlˈoʊ vərz /

noun (used with a plural verb) Informal.

a general feeling of unease and nervousness throughout the body (usually preceded by the).

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Origin of all-overs

1820–30; allover + -s3
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Example sentences from the Web for all-overs

  • I never know'd what the all-overs wuz tell thes about a hour before me an' Teague wuz married.

    Mingo|Joel Chandler Harris
  • But it never give me the all-overs like it does now, some way.

    Sonny, A Christmas Guest|Ruth McEnery Stuart