soup to nuts

Definition of soup to nuts

US, informal

  1. :  covering every detail or part of something The book provides a soup to nuts look at the current political scene. The entire procedure from soup to nuts is changing.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a liquid food especially with a meat, fish, or vegetable stock as a base and often containing pieces of solid food

    :  something (such as a heavy fog or nitroglycerine) having or suggesting the consistency or nutrient qualities of soup

    :  an unfortunate predicament

  1. :  enthusiastic, keen

    :  insane, crazy

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a trip made at another's expense

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