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through and through

Definitions

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  • adv. Completely; entirely; fundamentally.
  • n. A bullet wound in which the bullet passes through the body.

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

  • adv. throughout the entire extent

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Examples

  • The thing often passes into the grotesque, it is shot through and through with héliogabalisme, but at its high points it has achieved invaluable pioneering.

    Prejudices : first series,

  • It was well the night was still, for it had grown quite cool, and a breeze would have gone through and through Ellen's nankeen coat.

    The Wide, Wide World

  • It was as if dismalness had soaked through and through everything.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • Glendochart was so completely married, so pleased with his young wife, and with himself for having secured her, that all former dreams had departed totally from his mind – a discovery which Kirsteen made instantaneously so soon as their eyes met, and which went through and through her with angry amazement, consternation, wonder, mingled after a little while with a keen humorous sense of the absurdity of the situation.

    Kirsteen: The Story of a Scotch Family Seventy Years Ago

  • Lynx-eyed critics, with their powers sharpened by partisanship, searched it through and through for errors the most minute.

    The Life of Froude

  • The wood of the ships had been bored through and through by seaworms, so that they leaked very badly; the crews were sick, provisions were spoilt, biscuits rotten.

    Christopher Columbus

  • This little animal is known from start to finish, known inside out, known from head to tail and all stations in between, known through and through ‘O frabjous day!’

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • Glowing through and through with the spirit of the master-poet among Venetian painters, yet falling short a little, it may be, of that subtle charm of his, compounded indefinably of sensuous delight and spiritual yearning, these two masterpieces carry the Giorgionesque technically a pretty wide step farther than the inventor of the style took it.

    The Earlier Work of Titian

  • Charles Sumner, who was to the Senate much what Stevens was to the House, although a larger and better-balanced man, was a typical Bostonian and inheritor of the New England conscience, which, of course, meant that he was opposed through and through to slavery.

    American Men of Action

  • He looked through and through a Hellene; his courage was already talked of; he could stick on the back of his little Kentaur pony like one of Old Handy's boys.

    The Bull From The Sea

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