have (all) the markings of

Definition of have (all) the markings of

chiefly US

  1. :  to have the qualities or features of (something) They have all the markings of a championship team. a movie that has all the markings of a big hit

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

markingplay markings
  1. :  the act, process, or an instance of making or giving a mark

    :  a mark made

    :  arrangement, pattern, or disposition of marks

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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