Full monty

1. everything; the lot: 'It's no use giving only part of the story - we need the full monty';
2. male striptease act ending in complete nudity;
3. state of complete nakedness: 'I was caught in the full monty';
4. complete; total: 'the full monty breakfast - steak, bacon, fried eggs, mushrooms, etc.'

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • full monty — (UK) If something is the Full Monty, it is the real thing, not reduced in any way …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • full monty — full′ mon′ty [[t]ˈmɒn ti[/t]] n. chiefly brit. sl. the, the whole thing; everything that can or should be included • Etymology: 1985–90; orig. uncert.; perh. from Montague Burton, British tailors, with reference to the purchase of a full (3… …   From formal English to slang

  • Full Monty — The Full Monty The Full Monty : Le Grand Jeu Titre original The Full Monty Titre québécois Le Grand Jeu Réalisation Peter Cattaneo Acteurs principaux Robert Carlyle Tom Wilkinson Mark Addy Scénario Simon Beaufoy …   Wikipédia en Français

  • full monty — /fʊl ˈmɒnti/ (say fool montee) Colloquial –noun 1. everything; the full extent: we don t want half the story – give us the full monty. 2. a striptease ending in complete nudity. 3. a state of complete nudity. –phrase 4. go (or do) the full monty …   Australian English dictionary

  • full monty — Australian Slang 1. everything; the lot: It s no use giving only part of the story we need the full monty ; 2. male striptease act ending in complete nudity; 3. state of complete nakedness: I was caught in the full monty ; 4. complete; total: the …   English dialects glossary

  • full monty — [[t]f ʊl mɒ̱nti[/t]] N SING: the N (approval) You use the full monty to describe something that impresses you because it includes everything that you could possibly expect it to include. [BRIT, INFORMAL] There was everything from simple piano to… …   English dictionary

  • full monty — • the whole lot , all that is desired . There are a few meanings proposed for the phrase the full monty , but the most commonly accepted one is that it comes from a gambling term where the monte (spanish for mountain) is the kitty or pot of money …   Londonisms dictionary

  • full monty — /mon tee/, n. Chiefly Brit. Slang. the, the whole thing; everything that can or should be included. [1985 90; orig. uncert.; perh. from Montague Burton, British tailors, with reference to the purchase of a full (3 piece) suit as being the full… …   Universalium

  • full monty — /mon tee/, n. Chiefly Brit. Slang. the, the whole thing; everything that can or should be included. [1985 90; orig. uncert.; perh. from Montague Burton, British tailors, with reference to the purchase of a full (3 piece) suit as being the full… …   Useful english dictionary

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