Definition of out and out in English:

out and out

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Pronunciation: /aʊt(ə)ndˈaʊt
 
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adjective

[attributive]
In every respect; absolute: an out-and-out rogue
More example sentences
  • Because by my reckoning, this is the first out-and-out Total Stinker of this year's selection.
  • As I said earlier, I think it's premature to call him an out-and-out hero.
  • It is quite another to look the other way in the face of out-and-out lies, fraud, and misinformation in the arena of environmental science.
Synonyms
utter, downright, thoroughgoing, absolute, complete, thorough, through and through, total, unmitigated, outright, real, perfect, consummate, surpassing, sheer, rank, pure, unqualified, inveterate, positive, dyed-in-the-wool, true-blue, undiluted, unalloyed, unadulterated, in every respect, unconditional; blatant, flagrant, overt, naked, barefaced, brazen; North Americanfull-bore
informal deep-dyed
British informal right
Australian/New Zealand informal fair
archaic arrant
rare right-down

adverb

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Completely: he was induced to part out and out with all the money
More example sentences
  • The three viable alleles fail to complement out and out.
  • Some guys in the heat of the day were faster than us out and out by themselves.
  • Forgive my failing memory but wasn't poll tax abandoned because so many people just out and out refused to do it (pay poll tax)?

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