Definition of all over in English:

all over

  • 1Completely finished: it’s all over between us
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    • Gaughan stretched the lead to nine, a minute later and it seemed all over but Castlerea weren't finished.
    • However, a pal claims that it is all over between them.
    • It's all over between Kate and Pete, as she chucks out her belongings.
  • 2 informal Everywhere: there were bodies all over
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    • I radioed in that there was oil all over, but I got through it and we finished in one piece.
    • The past pupils came from all over to join in the celebrations.
  • 2.1With reference to all parts of the body: I was shaking all over
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    • My body was shaking all over as I left the room, and I prayed to God I wouldn't trip on the way out.
    • Sweat was beading on his body, he was shaking all over, and he was breathing hard.
    • I'm shaking all over and sweating and my legs feel weak.
  • 3 informal Typical of the person mentioned: that’s our management all over!
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    • That's him all over: irreverent, outspoken, outrageously good company.
    • See, that's you all over.
  • 4 informal Effusively attentive to (someone): James was all over her
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    • If I were 15 years younger I'd be all over her,' he thought.
    • I went to the party and I had women all over me.
    • Becky, now awake, lived up to her billing for her character and was all over Mike.
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