"to the nines" Definition

  1. to the dodges of the day. “He’s up to the NINES,” means he’s up to everything. “Dressed to the NINES,” means dressed loudly, or, as it is more generally known now, “dressed to death.”

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Position in the dictionary: 3692 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: to-do, to-rights, toad-in-the-hole, toasting-fork, toby, toddle, toe, toff, toffer, tofficky
Previous words in the dictionary: tizzy, titter, titley, titivate, tit for tat, tit, tipster, tipper, tip-topper, tip-top

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