all get-out

noun \ ˌȯl-ˈget-ˌau̇t , -ˈgit- \
|Updated on: 10 May 2018

Definition of all get-out

: the utmost conceivable degree used in comparisons to suggest something superlative
  • is busy as all get-out

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1849

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