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Discussion in 'Dictionary Additions' started by Adam Cruge, Jul 28, 2010.

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  1. Adam Cruge Senior Member

    India & Bengali
    Term: (A word or expression you have seen in writing)

    Out and Out (adjective)


    Your definition or explanation:

    Totally

    Example: (An example of the term in use)
    Just finished a workout after an out and out lazy day.

    In English Only Forum I raised this question and here is the link. Click here

    Have you looked for this term or meaning in dictionaries, and not found it? No :tick:
     
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2010
  2. ewie

    ewie Senior Member

    This septic isle!
    NW Englandish English
    Sorry, Adam ~ Merriam-Webster has that one covered here (scroll down the box immediately below the headword).
    It's also in the WordRef dictionary here.

    Notice that both sources spell it with two hyphens (out-and-out), as I would.
     
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