out-and-out definition

  • adjective:
    • perfect; thoroughgoing: An out-and-out capitalist.
    • Complete, utter.
    • with no booking or disguise; downright; ordinary; unqualified; absolute.
    • full and without constraint or certification; sometimes made use of informally as intensifiers
  • adverb:
    • Completely; completely; freely.
  • others:
    • See out and out, under out, adv.
    • detailed; thorough-paced; absolute; genuine; total; unqualified: as, an out-and-out swindle.

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