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synonyms for whole nine yards

  • entire
  • exhaustive
  • full
  • outright
  • thorough
  • gross
  • integrated
  • replete
  • undocked
  • all
  • faultless
  • full dress
  • imperforate
  • intact
  • integral
  • lock stock and barrel
  • organic
  • plenary
  • the works
  • thoroughgoing
  • unabbreviated
  • unabridged
  • unbroken
  • uncondensed
  • uncut
  • undiminished
  • undivided
  • unexpurgated
  • unimpaired
  • unitary
  • unreduced
  • whole
  • whole enchilada
  • whole-hog
  • whole-length

antonyms for whole nine yards

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  • incomplete
  • defective
  • deficient
  • imperfect
  • lacking
  • missing
  • needy
  • short
  • unfinished
  • wanting
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                How to use whole nine yards in a sentence

                You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
                ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
                Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.
                DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
                In nine days he returned, bringing us the thanks of congress, and fresh orders.
                BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
                But Polavieja started his campaign with the immense advantage of having the whole of the dry season before him.
                THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
                All changes are to be Rang either by walking them (as the term is) or else Whole-pulls, or Half-pulls.
                TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
                The plant as a whole remains green until late in the autumn.
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                Then Paterno adroitly brought matters to a crisis in a bold peroration which changed the whole scene.
                THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
                M'Bongo and his whole court are now clothed, I am happy to say, at least to a certain extent.
                THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
                We were now masters of the whole country, and the war was apparently at an end.
                BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
                Had not this Indian plant been discovered, the whole history of some portions of America would have been far different.
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