out-and-outer

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

noun
  1. a person who does things with excessive thoroughness; extremist.

  2. a thoroughgoing or perfect example of a kind.

Origin of out-and-outer

1
First recorded in 1805–15; out-and-out + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for out-and-outer

out-and-outer

nounslang
  1. a thorough or thoroughgoing person or thing

  2. a person or thing that is excellent of its kind

  1. an extremist

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