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[out-n-out, -nd-out] /ˈaʊt nˈaʊt, -ndˈaʊt/

complete; total; thoroughgoing:
an out-and-out lie.
(prenominal) thoroughgoing; complete


Thorough; complete: an out-and-out idiot

[1813+; as an adverb, found by 1325]


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