every inch a ___

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every inch a ___ definition

“Every inch a ___” describes someone whose appearance seems perfectly fitting to his or her profession or status: “The general stood straight and tall at the podium, looking every inch a soldier.”

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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