Definition of out-and-out in English:

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out-and-out

Pronunciation: /ˈoud ən ˈout/

adjective

[attributive]
In every respect; absolute; without question: an out-and-out crook
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

Words that rhyme with out-and-out

about, bout, clout, devout, doubt, down-and-out, drought, flout, gout, grout, knout, lout, mahout, misdoubt, nowt, out, owt, pout, Prout, right about, rout, scout, shout, snout, spout, sprout, stout, thereabout, thereout, throughout, timeout, tout, trout, way-out, without

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Syllabification: out-and-out

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