Definition of all over the lot in English:

all over the lot


  • In a disorganized or confused state.

    ‘the president has been all over the lot on this issue lately’
    • ‘So the Supreme Court is just all over the lot on this.’
    • ‘Conclusions about global warming are all over the lot, he notes.’
    • ‘Howard, I think you're all over the lot on this issue.’
    • ‘I'm just a normal guy, got a job to do, and my emotions were all over the lot.’
    • ‘The polls have been inconsistent and all over the lot, with the methodology of some coming under attack.’
    • ‘Further complicating the current picture is the fact that prices vary all over the lot.’
    • ‘I mean, the families are all over the lot over this.’
    • ‘Scientists are all over the lot on the question, and the issue is so hot politically that it's difficult to trust the science.’
    • ‘Since one-year results of stock indices jump all over the lot, let's look at five-year annualised returns.’
    • ‘Now legal scholars are also all over the lot, finding all sorts of reasons why the Constitution doesn't really mean what it says.’
    disordered, disorderly, untidy, disorganized, messy, chaotic, jumbled, muddled, confused, unsystematic, irregular, cluttered, littered
    in disorder, in a muddle, in a jumble, in disarray, in a disorganized manner, untidily, haphazardly, indiscriminately, in a mess, in confusion, in a heap, anyhow, any old how, pell-mell, topsy-turvy
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