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full monty

[mon-tee] /ˈmɒn ti/
noun, Chiefly British Slang.
the, the whole thing; everything that is wanted or needed:
At the press briefing, the reporters got the full monty.
Origin of full monty
1985-90; origin uncertain; perhaps from Montague Burton, British tailors, with reference to the purchase of a full (3-piece) suit as being “the full Monty” Unabridged
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full monty

(informal) the full monty, something in its entirety
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of unknown origin
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full monty


A completely unclothed human body

[1986+; in Montague Burton, a British firm of gentlemen's outfitters, the expression applied to a full suit of clothes]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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