adverb \ˌka-pə-ˈpē, -ˈpā\

Definition of CAP-A-PIE

:  from head to foot <armed cap–a–pie for battle>

Variants of CAP-A-PIE

cap–a–pie or cap–à–pie \ˌka-pə-ˈpē, -ˈpā\

Origin of CAP-A-PIE

Middle French (de) cap a pé from head to foot
First Known Use: 1523


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