follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

soup-to-nuts

[soop-tuh-nuhts] /ˈsup təˈnʌts/
adjective
1.
(of a meal) complete or impressive in number of courses.
2.
Informal. complete; all-inclusive.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Contemporary definitions for soup to nuts
phrase

from beginning to end; all of the courses or parts

Usage Note

used with 'from'

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
soup to nuts in Culture

soup to nuts definition


To include or cover everything, as in a full, multicourse meal: “The lecture on weather forecasting covered everything from soup to nuts.”

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for soup to nuts

soup job

noun phrase

A car that has been altered mechanically for increased power and speed (1940s+ Teenagers)


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

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for soup-to-nuts

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for soup

6
8
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for soup to nuts