all-overs

[awl-oh-verz]
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noun (used with a plural verb) Informal.
  1. a general feeling of unease and nervousness throughout the body (usually preceded by the).

Origin of all-overs

1820–30; allover + -s3
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Related Words for all-overs

fidget, jump, nervousness, tremble, uneasiness

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Historical Examples of all-overs

  • But it never give me the all-overs like it does now, some way.

    Sonny, A Christmas Guest

    Ruth McEnery Stuart

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

    Mingo

    Joel Chandler Harris