Definitions for open-and-shut
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word open-and-shut
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
immediately obvious upon consideration; easily decided:
an open-and-shut case of larceny.
Origin of open-and-shut:
so obvious as to be easily solved or decided
"an open-and-shut case"
simple and obvious; easily decided
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