from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb Over the whole area or extent.
  • adverb Everywhere.
  • adverb In all respects.
  • idiom (be all over) To attack verbally; reprimand severely.

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  • adverb idiomatic Over an entire extent.
  • adverb idiomatic Everywhere.
  • adverb idiomatic In every way; thoroughly.
  • preposition idiomatic Everywhere; covering completely.


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

    December 14, 2009

  • Madmouth is polka-dotted?

    December 14, 2009