Self-obsession makes her a consummate singer—and an atrocious filmmaker.
A consummate Wall Street creature, the pathetic, groveling Paulson knew what would happen without a bailout.
If it sounds as though Scott is a consummate politician, skilled at avoiding controversy, think again.
Somehow, though, his plastic smiles and parsing of words just make him appear the consummate politician.
Hamad is the consummate survivor-opportunist, having built an empire out of blowing sand and natural gas, Allah and ambition.
He probably would imagine himself safe and so be in no haste to consummate his vile plan of enjoying his helpless victim.
He appears to have been a most dexterous as well as consummate villain.
A change in the state of society works this miracle, and a few generations suffice to consummate it.
His manner was a mixture of calm audacity and consummate self-conceit.
It appeared tremendously difficult to consummate; it had developed far beyond his expectation, his original conception.
mid-15c., from Latin consummatus "perfected, complete," past participle of consummare "sum up, complete" (see consummation). Of persons, "accomplished, very qualified," from 1640s. Related: Consummately.
1520s, "to bring to completion," from Latin consummatus, past participle of consummare "to sum up, make up, complete, finish" (see consummation). Meaning "to bring a marriage to completion" (by sexual intercourse) is from 1530s. Related: Consummated; consummating.