from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Over the whole area or extent: a cloth embroidered all over with roses.
- adv. Everywhere: searched all over for her missing key.
- adv. In all respects: Carefree and fun-loving—that's him all over.
- idiom be all over To attack verbally; reprimand severely.
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- adv. Over an entire extent.
- adv. Everywhere.
- adv. In every way; thoroughly.
- prep. Everywhere; covering completely.
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The peke had shed loose fur all over him, and he needed to be rid of it.
When Kirsten entered the studio, she was shocked to see Kate Grisholm already there, throwing mini-disks all over the tech room.
I felt sorry for all those bandsmen who had come to Washington from the fifty states and were deprived by cold weather of a chance to participate in the inaugural parade, so that afternoon Nancy and I helicoptered to a big arena in Maryland where thousands of disappointed paraders from all over the nation were gathered in their uniforms and regalia.
Again the relics of English saints, for example those of St. Cuthbert and St. Oswald, soon became famous, while in the case of the latter we hear of them all over the continent.
After the Reformation they reconquered for the Church the Rhinelands, Bavaria, Austria, part of Hungary, and Poland; they established flourishing Christian communities all over North and
Horst photographed me for a Fernando Sanchez lingerie ad that was in bus stops all over New York in 1985.
In 1882 he gave himself to the task of instituting retreats for working-men, and it was not long before houses devoted to this purpose were founded all over Europe.
He drank the finest champagne, ate beluga caviar, and flew in Learjets all over the world.
His first thoughts turned to Germany, though the time seemed inopportune, since Febronianism, Josephinism, Freemasonry, and infidelity held sway all over Europe.
And while recent Earth Day events at posts all over Europe showcased a raft of environmental programs, from recycling to a utility energy monitoring-and-control system at