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from head to foot

Encompassing one's entire body; from top to bottom. Typically refers to how one is dressed and groomed. This is a fancy event, so you need to look good from head to foot. Schedule a haircut and shine your shoes.
See also: foot, head

from ˌhead to ˈfoot/ˈtoe

all over your body; completely: She was dressed from head to foot in white.He was covered from head to foot in mud.
See also: foot, head, toe
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Almost none give women the right to vote, and most subject them to sexist social customs, such as being covered from head to foot.
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Clad from head to foot in superbly patterned tapa (bark cloth), with turbanlike headdresses of the same material, and bearing long poles with tapa streamers attacked, they chanted and song their ancient ode to the gods.
In a flash they examined me from head to foot without seeming to see me at all.
At the end of the procedure the previously wrapped man stood revealed in long white underwear, holding a pea, and the couple was now concealed, bound closely together, face to face, from head to foot.
This device is a non-invasive, powered exercise device, consisting of a comfortable horizontal platform/mattress that moves the body repetitively in a back and forth motion from head to foot.
The actress was caught on set dressed from head to foot in black for the boy wizard's latest and final adventure, The Deathly Hallows.
The head nun soprano said: 'The habits are thick and black, completely covering you from head to foot.
Shocked Mr Bevan, a 40-year-old surveyor, was left gasping for breath as the oily sludge cascaded into his Honda Civic, covering him from head to foot.
At another booth, Louie Marquiz of Texas, dressed from head to foot in heavy black padding like an umpire's, urged expo-goers to hit him with a steel rod.