[ soop-tuh-nuhts ]
/ ˈsup təˈnʌts /
(of a meal) complete or impressive in number of courses.
Informal. complete; all-inclusive.
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Origin of soup-to-nuts
An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
Words nearby soup-to-nuts
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Cultural definitions for soup to nuts
soup to nuts
To include or cover everything, as in a full, multicourse meal: “The lecture on weather forecasting covered everything from soup to nuts.”
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