all the way

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all the way definition


  1. mod.
    with everything on it, as with a hamburger. (See also go all the way.) : I'd like one double cheeseburger—all the way.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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all the way

  1. Also, the whole way. The entire distance, from start to finish, as in He ran all the way home, or The baby cried the whole way home. [Late 1700s]

  2. Completely, as in I'm on your side all the way. [First half of 1900s[

  3. See go all the way.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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