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few and far between

Definition of few and far between

  1. :  not common or frequent <Really good movies are few and far between.> <Opportunities like that are few and far between.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not many persons or things

  1. :  consisting of or amounting to only a small number

  1. :  a small number of units or individuals

    :  a special limited number

  1. :  at or to a considerable distance in space

    :  to a great extent :  much

    :  by a broad interval :  widely

  1. :  remote in space

    :  distinctly different in quality or relationship

    :  remote in time


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