all and sundry

all and sundry
All collectively and individually
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Main Entry:sundry

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all and sundry phrase
everyone, not just the particular people who have been chosen for something

I don’t want all and sundry to know I’ve lost my job.

Thesaurus: everyone and everybodysynonym
Main entry: sundry

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I
everyone

insolent drivers crying to all and sundry to get out of the way

II
see all

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all and sundry
formal : every person

It was clear to all and sundry [=everyone, everybody] that something was wrong.

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Main Entry:sundry

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ˌall and ˈsundry idiom
(informal) everyone, not just a few special people

She was known to all and sundry as Bella.

The club is open to all and sundry.

Main entry:sundryidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • All and sundry — Sundry Sun dry, a. [OE. sundry, sondry, AS. syndrig, fr. sundor asunder. See {Sunder}, v. t.] 1. Several; divers; more than one or two; various. Sundry wines. Chaucer. Sundry weighty reasons. Shak. [1913 Webster] With many a sound of sundry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all and sundry — This idiom is a way of emphasising all , like saying each and every one …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • all and sundry — ► all and sundry everyone. Main Entry: ↑all …   English terms dictionary

  • all and sundry — everyone, not just the particular people who have been chosen for something I don t want all and sundry to know I ve lost my job …   English dictionary

  • all and sundry — noun a) (collectively) all, everyone b) (separately) each one Syn: one and all …   Wiktionary

  • all and sundry — one and all; everyone; each person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • all and sundry —    This idiom is a way of emphasising all , like saying each and every one .   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • All and sundry —   This idiom is a way of emphasising all , like saying each and every one …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • all and sundry — everyone. → all …   English new terms dictionary

  • Sundry — Sun dry, a. [OE. sundry, sondry, AS. syndrig, fr. sundor asunder. See {Sunder}, v. t.] 1. Several; divers; more than one or two; various. Sundry wines. Chaucer. Sundry weighty reasons. Shak. [1913 Webster] With many a sound of sundry melody.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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