Definition of letter-perfect in US English:



North American
  • 1(of an actor or speaker) knowing by heart the words for one's part or speech.

    British term word-perfect
    • ‘In Measure for Measure, a three-hour Shakespearean marathon, the actors were letter-perfect with their lines, as they certainly would not have been after a standard three weeks.’
    • ‘What helps the play enormously is the letter-perfect production.’
    1. 1.1 Accurate to the smallest verbal detail.
      ‘when he delivered a manuscript, it was letter-perfect’
      • ‘Tom Wilkinson, sporting a letter-perfect American accent, brings depth and humanity to the part of Father Moore.’
      • ‘We have to get the transmission of a complete sentence down, letter-perfect.’



/ˈˌlɛdər ˈˌpərfəkt//ˈˌledər ˈˌpərfəkt/