Definition of monty noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

monty

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BrE BrE//ˈmɒnti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːnti//
 
 
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Word Originof unknown origin; the phrase is only recorded recently. Among various (unsubstantiated) theories, one cites the phrase the full Montague Burton, apparently meaning ‘a complete three-piece suit’ (from the name of a tailor of made-to-measure clothing in the early 20th cent.); another recounts the possibility of a military usage, the full monty being ‘the full cooked English breakfast’ insisted upon by Field Marshal Montgomery.Idioms
the full monty
 
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the full amount that people expect or want They'll do the full monty (= take off all their clothes) if you pay them enough.

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