Out and Out

Incomparably, by far, or beyond measure; as, “He was out and out the best man.” “It is an out-and-outer” means nothing can exceed it. It is the word utter, the Anglo-Saxon útaerre.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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