all of
{adj. phr.}, {informal} 1. At least the amount or number of; fully; no less than. * /It was all of ten o'clock before they finally started./ * /She must have paid all of $50 for that hat./ 2. Showing all the signs of; completely in. - Used with "a". * /The girls were all of a twitter before the dance./ * /Mother is all of a flutter because of the thunder and lightning./ * /The dog was all of a tremble with cold./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • all of — {adj. phr.}, {informal} 1. At least the amount or number of; fully; no less than. * /It was all of ten o clock before they finally started./ * /She must have paid all of $50 for that hat./ 2. Showing all the signs of; completely in. Used with a …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all of — adverb Date: 1829 fully < she s all of 20 years old > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • all of a sudden — See: ALL AT ONCE 2 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all of a sudden — See: ALL AT ONCE 2 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • All of a sudden — Sudden Sud den, n. An unexpected occurrence; a surprise. [1913 Webster] {All of a sudden}, {On a sudden}, {Of a sudden}, sooner than was expected; without the usual preparation; suddenly. [1913 Webster] How art thou lost! how on a sudden lost!… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all of a sudden — also on a sudden phrasal sooner than was expected ; at once …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strike all of a heap — See: ALL OF A HEAP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • strike all of a heap — See: ALL OF A HEAP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • All — All, n. The whole number, quantity, or amount; the entire thing; everything included or concerned; the aggregate; the whole; totality; everything or every person; as, our all is at stake. [1913 Webster] Death, as the Psalmist saith, is certain to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • All in all — All All, n. The whole number, quantity, or amount; the entire thing; everything included or concerned; the aggregate; the whole; totality; everything or every person; as, our all is at stake. [1913 Webster] Death, as the Psalmist saith, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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