out-and-outer

[out-n-ou-ter, -nd-ou-]

Origin of out-and-outer

First recorded in 1805–15; out-and-out + -er1
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out-and-outer

noun slang
  1. a thorough or thoroughgoing person or thing
  2. a person or thing that is excellent of its kind
  3. an extremist
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