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by a long shot

Definition of by a long shot

  1. :  by a great extent or degree :  by far <It was the biggest problem we had—by a long shot.>



Word by Word Definitions

longplay
  1. :  extending for a considerable distance

    :  having greater length than usual

    :  having greater height than usual :  tall

  1. :  for or during a long time

    :  at or to a long distance :  far

    :  for the duration of a specified period

  1. :  a long period of time

    :  a long syllable

    :  one taking a long position especially in a security or commodity market

  1. :  to feel a strong desire or craving especially for something not likely to be attained

  1. :  to be suitable or fitting

shotplay
  1. :  an action of shooting

    :  a directed propelling of a missile

    :  a directed discharge of a firearm

  1. : past and past participle of shoot

  1. :  having contrasting and changeable color effects :  iridescent

    :  suffused or streaked with a color

    :  infused or permeated with a quality or element


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