out-and-outer


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out-and-out·er

(out′ən-ou′tər)
n.
One who goes to extremes.
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out-and-outer

n
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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out′-and-out′er



n.
an extremist.
[1805–15]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.out-and-outer - someone who is excellent at something
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
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In the early1930s, Mr Cook became chairman of the Barry Urban District Council and was described as the "first dyed-in-the-wool socialist chairman" who was "an out-and-outer with nothing of the apologetic, pink, progressive about him."