full-bore

adjective \ ˈfu̇l-ˈbȯr \

Definition of full-bore

1 : full-blown 2
  • a full-bore crisis
2 : made with maximum effort
  • a full-bore attempt to succeed

First Known Use of full-bore

1967


full bore

adverb

Definition of full bore

: with maximum effort or speed
  • runners sprinting full bore

First Known Use of full bore

1927


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