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full-bore

[foo l-bawr, -bohr] /ˈfʊlˈbɔr, -ˈboʊr/
adjective
1.
moving or operating at the greatest speed or with maximum power.
adverb
2.
to the fullest extent; with the greatest power, speed, force, etc.:
The cars drove full-bore down the straightaway.
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full bore

adverb phrase
  1. At maximum speed and power; all-out, full blast: We're going full bore Sheriff Wells says
  2. Absolutely; totally: And I already full-bore suspected old Ronny

[1936+; fr the condition of an unchoked carburetor in an engine, where the full bore of the gas line is being used; influenced by the unchoked condition of a shotgun]


full-bore

adjective

Large; fully developed: And this track here, big, a full-bore male (1936+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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