all-overish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From all over +‎ -ish.

Adjective[edit]

all-overish (comparative more all-overish, superlative most all-overish)

  1. (colloquial, dated) Vaguely uncomfortable; having a general feeling of illness.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 694:
      The drink was beginning to tell on them; she felt quite unsteady and all-overish.