Meaning of “warts and all” in the 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 bad qualities 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 unpleasant facts:

She’s anxious to tell her story, warts and all.

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

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