out-and-outer
noun Date: circa 1812 one who goes to extremes

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • out-and-outer — out and out·er …   English syllables

  • out-and-outer — out′ and out′er n. cvb an extremist • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • out-and-outer — /owt n ow teuhr, nd ow /, n. 1. a person who does things with excessive thoroughness; extremist. 2. a thoroughgoing or perfect example of a kind. [1805 15; OUT AND OUT + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • out-and-outer — noun archaic, informal an out and out possessor of a particular quality …   English new terms dictionary

  • out-and-outer —  Whole hearted enthusiast …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • out-and-outer — n. sl. 1 a thorough or supreme person or thing. 2 an extremist …   Useful english dictionary

  • in-and-outer — /in euhnd ow teuhr, euhn /, n. a person who is by turns in and out of a particular situation, condition, venture, investment, etc. [1900 05; in and out + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • down-and-outer — noun see down and out II, 1 * * * downˈ and outˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑down …   Useful english dictionary

  • in-and-outer — /in euhnd ow teuhr, euhn /, n. a person who is by turns in and out of a particular situation, condition, venture, investment, etc. [1900 05; in and out + ER1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • down-and-outer — noun see down and out …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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