warts and all Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"warts and all" in British English

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warts and all

informal describing or ​including all the ​badqualities in a person's ​character, with no ​attempt to ​hide them: He ​tried to ​paint the ​president as he really was, ​warts and all.
(Definition of warts and all from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"warts and all" in American English

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warts and all

including all ​faults and ​unpleasantfacts: She’s ​anxious to ​tell her ​story, ​warts and all.
(Definition of warts and all from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “warts and all”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不隐瞒缺点的, 不遮丑的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不隱瞞缺點的, 不遮醜的…
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