all over the joint

Definition of all over the joint

informal

  1. :  everywhere People were running all over the joint.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

overplay
  1. :  across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space

    :  across the goal line in football

    :  forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another

    : used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person

    : used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference

  1. :  upper, higher

    :  outer, covering

    :  excessive

  1. :  to leap over

jointplay
  1. :  the point of contact between elements of an animal skeleton with the parts that surround and support it

    :  node

    :  a part or space included between two articulations, knots, or nodes

  1. :  united, combined

    :  common to two or more: such as

    :  involving the united activity of two or more

  1. :  to unite by a joint :  fit together

    :  to provide with a joint :  articulate

    :  to prepare (something, such as a board) for joining by planing the edge


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