all-singing, all-dancing

all-singing, all-dancing (informal)
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all-singing, all-dancing UK US adjective only before noun british
an all-singing, all-dancing system or piece of equipment is very advanced and able to do everything you want it to
Thesaurus: describing machines and pieces of equipmenthyponym parts of machines and machinerymeronym

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adj, always used before a noun
Brit informal + humorous
— used in an exaggerated way to suggest that something (such as a machine that has many features) is like a large and expensive show that has many singing and dancing performers

an all-singing, all-dancing stereo system


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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