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the whole schmear
All the related elements of something; something in its entirety. Typically used to indicate that something is or will be done completely or fully, without mentioning all of the specifics. I want a traditional wedding, with the cake, the dress—the whole schmear. Our customers can expect the whole schmear—first-class flights, four-star accommodation, and the best restaurants in the entire city.
the whole schmeareverything possible or available; every aspect of something. North American informal
Schmear (also spelled schmeer , shmear , or shmeer ) means ‘bribery’ or ‘flattery’, and comes from the Yiddish verb schmirn meaning ‘grease’ or ‘flatter’.
1970 Lawrence Sanders The Anderson Tapes I want a complete list…Any thing and everything…The whole shmear.
the whole schmear(...ʃmɪr)
n. the entire amount; the entire affair. (Based on Yiddish.) I’ll take a hamburger with everything on it—the whole schmear.
The entirety of something; everything.