/ˈaʊt nˈaʊt, -ndˈaʊt/
complete; total; thoroughgoing:
an out-and-out lie.
) thoroughgoing; complete
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Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.
And that kind of lending, plus out-and-out piracy, are both already fairly well priced-in.
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.
They are, however, a far more civilized alternative to out-and-out war.
Still more doctors are recipients of free meals and other out-and-out gifts.
But there are also out-and-out fakes, painted with the purpose of deception.
Funnily enough, some out-and-out capitalist economists would agree.
Some books are out-and-out rants, while others are organised into encyclopaedia form, so as not to omit any source of outrage.
But lately ambivalence is turning into out-and-out royalism.
It shows that our much vaunted linguistic skills are more the result of genetic redeployment than out-and-out innovation.
It's not the other side's fault that much of the media players today are heartless and out-and-out callous.
Heck, you could understand out-and-out anger from those players.
His obvious indiscretions, not to mention his out-and-out crimes, are softened much too glibly with pity or comedy.
If not out-and-out rebels, participants may lack traditional credentials or exist on the margins of their professions.
Across styles of music, songs romanticize or out-and-out promote stalking.
Um, it may not be a surgical mistake, but it would be an out-and-out lie.