[ 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.
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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”
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British Dictionary definitions for full monty
/ (ˈmɒntɪ) /
the full monty informal something in its entirety
Word Origin for full monty
of unknown origin
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