all over


all over
all over
1. and (all) over with finished. •

Dinner is all over. I'm sorry you didn't get any.

It's all over. He's dead now.

2. everywhere. •

Oh, I just itch all over.

She's spreading the rumor all over.

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{adv. phr.} 1. In every part; everywhere. * /He has a fever and aches all over./ * /I have looked all over for my glasses./ Compare: FAR AND WIDE. 2. {informal} In every way; completely. * /She is her mother all over./ 3. {informal} Coming into very close physical contact, as during a violent fight; wrestling. * /Before I noticed what happened, he was all over me./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.