all over town

all over town

1. In, across, or to many places in a city or town. We've been driving all over town, and I've yet to see an open parking space! There are great places to eat all over town.
2. Known or shared by many people in a city or town. News of her crime was all over town by the end of the day.
See also: all, over, town
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

all over town

 
1. Lit. in many places in town. Our dog got loose and ran all over town. Jane looked all over town for a dress to wear to the party.
2. Fig. known to many; widely known. Now keep this a secret. I don't want it all over town. In a short time the secret was known all over town.
See also: all, over, town
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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