"all-over" meaning in English

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Adjective

Etymology: From Middle English alover, equivalent to all- + over. Etymology templates: {{inh|en|enm|alover}} Middle English alover, {{prefix|en|all|over}} all- + over Head templates: {{en-adj|-|head=all-over}} all-over (not comparable)
  1. over the whole area or extent Wikipedia link: All-over painting Tags: not-comparable
    Sense id: all-over-en-adj-5NMUzEyJ Categories (other): English terms prefixed with all- Synonyms: allover Related terms (See also): all over Translations (over the whole area or extent): vollflächig (German), flächendeckend (German), vollständig (German), totavå (Walloon), pattavå (Walloon)

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          "word": "totavå"
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      "word": "totavå"
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