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phrase [PHR after v, PHR n]
If you describe someone or accept them warts and all, you describe them or accept them as they are, including all their faults. ⇒ Lyn loves him warts and all. ⇒ He gives us a portrait of the real Gandhi, warts and all. ⇒ 'Edinburgh in Focus' provides a warts-and-all look at the city.