One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Completely; totally.‘his bravado was ekdam finished’
immediately, at once, straight away, right away, instantaneously, suddenly, abruptly, all of a sudden, on the instant, at a stroke, forthwith, then and there, there and then, here and now, that minute, this minute, that very minute, this very minute, that instant, this instantView synonyms
- ‘My dear friend is ekdam loyal to me.’
- ‘He is 'ekdam 1st class'.’
From Hindi ek ‘one’ + Urdu dam ‘breath’.
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