out–and–out

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adjective \ˌau̇t-ən(d)-ˈau̇t\

Definition of out–and–out

  1. :  being such completely at all times, in every way, or from every point of view an out–and–out fraud

1813

First Known Use of out–and–out

1813


OUT–AND–OUT Defined for English Language Learners

out–and–out

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adjective \ˌau̇t-ən(d)-ˈau̇t\

Definition of out–and–out for English Language Learners

  • —used to emphasize a description


OUT–AND–OUT Defined for Kids

out–and–out

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adjective \ˌau̇t-ən-ˈau̇t\

Definition of out–and–out for Students

  1. :  thorough 1, total That's an out-and-out lie!


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