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Definition of "all-over" []

  • Covering an entire surface: wallpaper with an all-over pattern; an allover tan. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "all-over" in a sentence
  • "As soon as we reached open air, Parker gave an all-over body shudder."
  • "Are you at least clad in an all-over protective body helmet?"
  • "In the videos below, Gaga talks about her obsession with music, likening it to being addicted to alcohol or food, in an all-over hounds-tooth outfit -- and we do mean all-over, even the star's glasses are covered in the pattern."