all get-out

noun
\ ˌȯl-ˈget-ˌau̇t How to pronounce all get-out (audio) , -ˈgit- \

Definition of all get-out

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

Examples of all get-out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yes, the Public Market is touristy as all get-out, but there are some fantastic food booths. Christopher Muther, BostonGlobe.com, 21 Apr. 2022 The music, catchy as all get-out, is another character on the show. Los Angeles Times, 19 Oct. 2021 Part of this is due to the fact that Shadow and Bone is derivative as all get-out, and the series both knows it and revels in it. Jenna Scherer, Rolling Stone, 21 May 2021 Jenna Schnuer dug into the details for Fortune: The program looks to be confusing as all get-out and is likely to provide a mere drop in the bucket for what businesses need to survive. Adam Lashinsky, Fortune, 3 Apr. 2020 Flexible as all get-out, like that other South Carolina pol, Lindsey Graham. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 9 Jan. 2020 So much pedigree, plus a late-2018 trailer that looked Fallout as all get-out, set serious expectations for this week's game launch on Windows 10, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 22 Oct. 2019 Coconut sticky rice is heaped with a generous portion of raw ahi tuna that’s fresh as all get-out. Christina Tkacik, baltimoresun.com, 8 Oct. 2019 First of all, gaming laptops have a tradition of looking goofy as all get-out for a mix of good and bad reasons. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, 7 Jan. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of all get-out

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of all get-out was in 1849

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Last Updated

28 Apr 2022

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“All get-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20get-out. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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