The Alternative English Dictionary: all-overish

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Entry definition

all-overish etymology From all over + ish.
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  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.

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