every nook and cranny

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of every nook and cranny

: every place : everywhere
  • We searched every nook and cranny.
: every part
  • He knows every nook and cranny of that engine.

Word by Word Definitions

every play
  1. : being each individual or part of a group without exception

  2. : being each in a series or succession

  3. : being all taken severally

nook play
  1. : a right-angled corner

  2. : an interior angle formed by two meeting walls

  3. : a secluded or sheltered place or part

cranny play
  1. : a small break or slit : crevice

  2. : an obscure nook or corner


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