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extending over the entire surface, as a decorative pattern: an allover design of red roses
Not to be confused with:
all over – finished: It is all over now.; everywhere: There were people all over the place.
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also all·o·ver (ôl′ō′vər)
Covering an entire surface: wallpaper with an all-over pattern; an allover tan.
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(ˈɔlˌoʊ vər)

1. repeated over the entire surface, as a decorative pattern.
2. a fabric with an allover pattern.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.allover - covering the entire surfaceallover - covering the entire surface; "an allover pattern"; "got an allover tan"
complete - having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting"
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