from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Complete; thoroughgoing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See out and out, under out, adv.
  • Thorough; thorough-paced; absolute; genuine; complete; unqualified: as, an out-and-out swindle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Completely; wholly; openly.
  • adjective Without any reservation or disguise; downright; plain; unqualified; absolute.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective idiomatic Complete, utter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers


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