compleat

adjective

com·​pleat kəm-ˈplēt How to pronounce compleat (audio)
: having all necessary or desired elements or skills : complete

Examples of compleat in a Sentence

a training course that transformed the former technophobe into the compleat computer geek almost overnight an exhaustive how-to guide for anyone planning the compleat wedding

Word History

Etymology

archaic variant of complete in The Compleat Angler (1653) by Izaak Walton

First Known Use

1526, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of compleat was in 1526

Dictionary Entries Near compleat

Cite this Entry

“Compleat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compleat. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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