"all-overish" meaning in English

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Adjective

Forms: more all-overish [comparative], most all-overish [superlative]
Etymology: From all over + -ish. Etymology templates: {{suffix|en|all over|ish}} all over + -ish Head templates: {{en-adj}} all-overish (comparative more all-overish, superlative most all-overish)
  1. (colloquial, dated) Vaguely uncomfortable; having a general feeling of illness or malaise. Tags: colloquial, dated Derived forms: all-overishness Related terms: all-overs
    Sense id: en-all-overish-en-adj-deg93eO5 Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English terms suffixed with -ish

Alternative forms

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