Meaning of “out-and-out” in the English Dictionary

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out-and-outadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈɑut·ənˈɑʊt/

complete; in all ways:

He’s an out-and-out fraud.

(Definition of “out-and-out” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)