[out-n-out, -nd-out]
complete; total; thoroughgoing: an out-and-out lie.

1275–1325; Middle English

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(prenominal) thoroughgoing; complete

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Example sentences
And that kind of lending, plus out-and-out piracy, are both already fairly well
And it's not inconceivable that he's an out-and-out mercenary.
Friends tell me they've seen plagiarized teaching philosophies and out-and-out
  lies about scholarship.
My proposal is deceitful, of course, and some people may have moral qualms
  about out-and-out lying and entrapment.
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