from The American HeritageĀ® 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-lovingā€”that's him all over.
  • idiom be all over To attack verbally; reprimand severely.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Over an entire extent.
  • adv. Everywhere.
  • adv. In every way; thoroughly.
  • prep. Everywhere; covering completely.


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  • Madmouth is polka-dotted?

    December 14, 2009

  • ie. covered with, e.g. "I'm all over spots". very British

    December 14, 2009