adjective com·pleat \kəm-ˈplēt\

Definition of COMPLEAT

:  having all necessary or desired elements or skills :  complete; also :  classic, quintessential

Examples of COMPLEAT

  1. <a training course that transformed the former technophobe into the compleat computer geek almost overnight>
  2. <an exhaustive how-to guide for anyone planning the compleat wedding>

Origin of COMPLEAT

archaic variant of complete in The Compleat Angler (1653) by Izaak Walton
First Known Use: 1526


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