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

Origin of all-overs

First recorded in 1820–30; allover + -s3

Words Nearby all-overs Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use all-overs in a sentence

  • 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
  • "Pop-all-overs" the littlest Lorimer called them, steaming, golden-hearted.

    Play the Game! | Ruth Comfort Mitchell