as all get-out

idiom

US, informal
: very or extremely
The café was (as) busy as all get-out this afternoon.

Examples of as all get-out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The play, which Jacobs-Jenkins wrote assuming that nobody would ever produce it, was wild as all get-out, with dreamlike interludes involving watermelons, enormous phalluses, and musical flatulence. Julian Lucas, The New Yorker, 8 Jan. 2024 As usual, her outfit was chic as all get-out, with wide-leg jeans, a black vest, and a long, black coat. Marci Robin, Allure, 11 Dec. 2023 Yes, the Public Market is touristy as all get-out, but there are some fantastic food booths. Christopher Muther, BostonGlobe.com, 21 Apr. 2022 This is frankly suspicious as all get-out. Robin Abrahams, BostonGlobe.com, 13 Apr. 2023 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

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