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compleat

[kuh m-pleet] /kəmˈplit/
adjective
1.
highly skilled and accomplished in all aspects; complete; total:
the compleat actor, at home in comedy and tragedy.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; earlier spelling of complete, used phrasally in allusion to The Compleat Angler
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British Dictionary definitions for compleat

compleat

/kəmˈpliːt/
adjective
1.
an archaic spelling of complete, used esp in the titles of handbooks, in imitation of The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton
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Word Origin and History for compleat
adj.

archaic spelling of complete (adj.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for compleat

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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