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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out′-and-out′(adj.)

  1. complete; absolute:

    an out-and-out lie.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. absolute, downright, out-and-out(a), rank(a), right-down, sheer(a)(adj)

    complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

    "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity"

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  1. out-and-out(Adjective)

    Complete, utter.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

out-and-out(adjective)

very bad

an out-and-out liar.

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