all-or-nothing

[ awl-er-nuhth-ing ]
/ ˈɔl ərˈnʌθ ɪŋ /

adjective

not allowing for qualification or compromise; either fully or not at all operative: an all-or-nothing approach.

Nearby words

  1. all-inclusive,
  2. all-night,
  3. all-nighter,
  4. all-or-none,
  5. all-or-none law,
  6. all-ordinaries index,
  7. all-out,
  8. all-over,
  9. all-overs,
  10. all-pass

Origin of all-or-nothing

First recorded in 1755–65

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