from top to toe


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from top to toe

Entirely. This is a fancy event, so you need to dress up from top to toe.
See also: toe, top

from top to toe

mainly BRITISH
COMMON You use from top to toe to talk about the whole of someone's body. Carefully, she began to wash her body from top to toe. She was trembling from top to toe. He's dressed from top to toe in black. Note: You can also use top-to-toe before a noun. A top-to-toe body treatment will make your skin feel great. Compare with from head to toe.
See also: toe, top

from ˌtop to ˈtoe

from the head to the feet; completely: We were covered in mud from top to toe.
See also: toe, top
References in classic literature ?
Then Robin took this sweet, pretty babe, clothed him all anew from top to toe in Lincoln green, and gave him a good stout bow, and so made him a member of the merry band.
The door is opened by the perennial Judy, who, having surveyed them from top to toe with no particular favour, but indeed with a malignant sneer, leaves them standing there while she consults the oracle as to their admission.
Of course it isn't here, in Alencon, that I should be of service to you; but if we went to Paris, you would see where I could lead a man with your mind and your capacities; and just at this time too, when they are remaking the government from top to toe.
Resplendently kitted out from top to toe in a red and white cap and gown it all seemed rather fitting.
Mix Embracing the trend from top to toe, Jesy's leather skirt, lace bralet and matching shade of shoe ensemble is not our favourite.
But it's important to cover up with the right kit against the elements - so we've found everything you need, from top to toe.
Justice will come from toe to top and not from top to toe.
Head chef Dave Alebon, who was recently crowned Best Pub Chef at the Best of Broad Street Awards, said: "The refurbishment is a no holds barred re-vamp of the pub from top to toe.
Both looked stunning in their dresses, with the former Pussycat Doll opting for a sexy leather dress, while the N-Dubz star sparkled from top to toe in a lilac sequin number, the Daily Mail reported.
He threatened to cut her from top to toe and see her guts spill all over the pavement," said Mike Hammett, prosecuting.
The farmer just covered us in slurry from top to toe.
The Christmas tree was erected in Honley village at the beginning of the month and lit up with gay lights from top to toe.
Fingerprints, DNA, will show This is simply you from top to toe,
Gesells infant growth interpretations are addressed and condensed by way of the following terminology: general to the specific; growth stages; infant growth lines from top to toe and center to perifera; the tonic neck reflex; maturation; readiness; motor emphasis; internal infant drive to achieve; orderly and successive sequences of growth; and developmental integration.
My friend, recovering in hospital from a cancer operation, was visited the other night by her four-year-old granddaughter who marched into the ward dressed from top to toe in her little nurse's uniform.