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soup-to-nuts

[soop-tuh-nuhts]
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adjective
  1. (of a meal) complete or impressive in number of courses.
  2. Informal. complete; all-inclusive.
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Origin of soup-to-nuts

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
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soup to nuts in Culture

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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