full marks

plural noun

Definition of full marks

chiefly British
:due credit or commendation

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First Known Use of full marks

1852


FULL MARKS Defined for English Language Learners

full marks

noun

Definition of full marks for English Language Learners

  • : praise given for an achievement

  • : the highest score that you can get on a test


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to praise usually to excess

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