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out–and–out

adjective \ˌat-ən(d)-ˈat\

—used to emphasize a description

Full Definition of OUT-AND-OUT

:  being such completely at all times, in every way, or from every point of view <an out–and–out fraud>

First Known Use of OUT-AND-OUT

1813
OUT-AND-OUT Defined for Kids

out–and–out

adjective \ˌat-ən-ˈat\

Definition of OUT-AND-OUT for Kids

:  thorough 1, total <That's an out-and-out lie!>

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