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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. out-and-outadjective

    Complete, utter.

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  1. out-and-out

    Out-and-out generally refers to something or someone wholeheartedly, completely, utterly, or without reservation. It's often used to emphasize the entirety or absolute nature of a situation, condition, or characteristic.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of out-and-out in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of out-and-out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of out-and-out in a Sentence

  1. Eli Goldstein:

    Our planet naturally cools itself by sending heat out in the form of infrared light or radiation, we're using that effect to essentially radiate heat out and out during the day and at night, even under direct sunlight.

  2. Chris Bradley:

    This is an out-and-out lie— I can’t state it any more clearly, she’s desperate to try to get to the left of Mr. Sanders, and she perceives he’s weak on guns when in fact he’s pretty consistent.


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