noun (used with a plural verb) Informal.

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

Origin of all-overs

1820–30; allover + -s3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for all-overs

fidget, jump, nervousness, tremble, uneasiness

Examples from the Web for all-overs

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.


    Joel Chandler Harris