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1Used to emphasize something additional that is being referred to:‘she threw her coffee over him, mug and all’
- ‘He grabbed his plate and hurled it, food and all, against the wall.’
- ‘She climbed into her bed, clothes and all, and went to sleep.’
- ‘We don't want to miss the start, so we head to the gig, bags and all, leaving the baffled hotel staff in the dust.’
- 1.1informal As well:‘get one for me and all’
as well, also, too, besides, into the bargain, in addition, additionally, over and above that, what's more, moreover, furthermoreView synonyms
- ‘He'd never pick me, being his son and so young and all.’
- ‘I know he still really cares for me and all, but it's like, painful for him to think about other me with other guys.’
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