the whole ball of wax

The whole ball of wax is another way of explaining the whole of something, such as the whole matter or the whole affair, or the entire affair or organization. This idiom is used in a variety of different situations and instances, such as the whole ball of wax referring to the entire project, rather than just small details of it. If a person is referred to is being the whole ball of max, it usually means this person has all of the necessary traits.