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at bottom

Definition of at bottom

chiefly British

  1. :  in reality :  essentially <The song is, at bottom, a lullaby.> <He is very shy, at bottom.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the underside of something

    :  the posterior end of the trunk :  buttocks, rump

    :  the surface on which a body of water lies

  1. :  to furnish with a bottom

    :  to provide a foundation for

    :  to bring to the bottom

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated at the bottom

    :  frequenting the bottom

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