|Origin:||, past participle of consummare 'to sum up, finish', from com- ( COM-) + summa 'sum'|
con‧sum‧mate1 [only before noun] formal
showing a lot of skill:
a great performance from a consummate actor
He won the race with consummate ease (=very easily).
De Gaulle conducted his strategy with consummate skill.
used to emphasize how bad someone or something is:
his consummate lack of tact
The man's a consummate liar.