from tip to toe

from tip to toe

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 tip to toe. Schedule a haircut and shine your shoes.
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from tip to toe

Fig. from the top to the bottom. She is wearing all new clothes from tip to toe. The house needs to be cleaned thoroughly from tip to toe.
See also: tip, toe
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One is caught from tip to toe in technology's net even the likes of rural people, technology exists there with them.
Mr Yousafzai elaborated that Pashtun women used Saalu, a piece cloth that covered only the head and they didn't need any body cover because of long cloak-like dress from tip to toe. He added that later Hijab was introduced, but Niqab had never been in Pashtun's tradition.
His view, that if she continues along this path she will split the Conservative Party from tip to toe, is shared by a substantial number of other Tory dissidents.
We have staff in-store who know our beds and their accessories from tip to toe, including what bed sheets, duvets and duvet covers would best suit your bed to make your sleeping experience as heavenly as possible.
I remember a turner showing me a brass screw - it was polished from tip to toe. You would only get that in a British yard, elsewhere they would only polish the screw head.
In keeping with Audi's conservative image there is nothing ostentatious about the design and the new coupes are very pure when it comes to style with sleek lines set off by a slight power bulge in the bonnet, a prominent grille and a wavy body line flowing from tip to toe.
In keeping with Audi's conservative image, there is nothing ostentatious about the design and the new coupes are very pure when it comes to style with sleek lines set off by a slight power bulge in the bonnet, a prominent grille and a wavy body line flowing from tip to toe.
"If the app says that the child is high risk but we are unable to find any such indication from the facial features, then we will run a series of tests from tip to toe to find out," she explained.
From tip to toe, they may be as much as two metres long but it is difficult to measure because they arch gracefully, like a swan's neck.
Firstly, you can see it from tip to toe in all its glory - it touches the ground lightly and you can freely walk underneath its structure, unlike so many other tall structures which rest on plinths or crash into the ground thoughtlessly.
From tip to toe: the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
The Galaxy S4, to be unleashed on unassuming pockets at the end of the month, measures 5.38 inches from tip to toe. HTC's First is 4.96 inches tall, while the iPhone 5 is 4.87 inches.
Crabtree & Evelyn says its new Botanical Body and Hand Care Collection, which blends tarocco orange, eucalyptus and sage, is inspired by the European tradition of citrus colognes that are used to fragrance the body from tip to toe and even to spritz throughout the home.
George Wills, managing director of Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE, explained that the new Cayenne GTS is not simply a vehicle positioned between the Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo, but represents a model "with its own distinctive character developed from tip to toe for emotionally-charged sportiness."
Restyled from tip to toe - only the door handles and roof aerial are carried forward from the standard Astra - and with a front suspension set up taken from Vauxhall's potent Insignia VXR, the GTC looks swish and handles impressively.