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a bit much

Definition of a bit much

informal

  1. —used to describe a person or thing that is regarded as annoying, excessive, or unfair <I find his constant joking a bit much.> <The hot weather is getting to be a bit much.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the biting or cutting edge or part of a tool

    :  a replaceable part of a compound tool that actually performs the function (as drilling or boring) for which the whole tool is designed

    :  the jaws of tongs or pincers

  1. :  to put a bit in the mouth of (a horse)

    :  to control as if with a bit

    :  to form a bit on (a key)

  1. :  a small quantity of food

    :  a small delicacy

    :  a small piece or quantity of some material thing

  1. :  a unit of computer information equivalent to the result of a choice between two alternatives (as yes or no, on or off)

    :  the physical representation of a bit by an electrical pulse, a magnetized spot, or a hole whose presence or absence indicates data

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  1. :  great in quantity, amount, extent, or degree

    :  great in importance or significance

    :  many in number

  1. :  to a great degree or extent :  considerably

    :  very

    :  frequently, often

  1. :  a great quantity, amount, extent, or degree

    :  something considerable or impressive


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