through and through

adverb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of through and through

: in every way : thoroughly

Examples of through and through in a Sentence

  1. I know him through and through, and he would never do such a cowardly thing.

  2. those UFO claims were examined through and through and were found to be completely bogus

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First Known Use of through and through

14th century


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