cap-a-pie

adverb \ ˌka-pə-ˈpē , -ˈpā \
variants: or cap-à-pie

Definition of cap-a-pie

:from head to foot
  • armed cap-a-pie for battle

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Origin and Etymology of cap-a-pie

Medieval French (de) cap a pé from head to foot


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to praise usually to excess

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