all wool and no shoddy

all wool and no shoddy

1. Of a person, very honorable. Of course Paul reported the crime he witnessed—he's all wool and no shoddy. I've always known Sara to be all wool and no shoddy, so I'm not surprised she returned the missing wallet. I don't trust that guy. It just doesn't seem like he's all wool and no shoddy, if you know what I mean.
2. Of an object, high quality. That product already broke! It's not all wool and no shoddy, that's for sure. I think you'll be very happy with this mixer. I have one, and it's always been all wool and no shoddy You can't charge people $200 for a product that isn't all wool and no shoddy!
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all wool and no shoddy

Rur. one hundred percent good quality. Everything Mary sells is the best there is, all wool and no shoddy. John's a good man through and throughall wool and no shoddy.
See also: all, and, no, wool
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