Whole Cloth Definition
Pure fabrication or fiction.
A newly made textile which has not yet been cut.
(figuratively, used attributively or preceded by various prepositions) The fictitious material from which complete fabrications, lies with no basis in truth, are made.
Mr. Doe's account of the accident was made from whole cloth.
Something made completely new, with no history, and not based on anything else.
The plans for the widget were drawn from whole cloth.
(idiomatic) In full extent, wholesale, entirely, without changes or additions.
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Whole Cloth
- out of whole cloth
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