Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

and all

Definition of and all

  1. 1 :  and everything else <What with the noise outside, the fire and all, we got hardly any sleep.> <He endured everything, insults and all, without getting angry.>

  2. 2 British informal —used to emphasize a response <“It's really hot out!” “It is and all!”>



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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up and all? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not forbidden by law

Get Word of the Day daily email!