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in a nutshell

Definition of in a nutshell

  1. :  very briefly <And that, in a nutshell, is what happened.> <To put it in a nutshell, the party was a disaster.>



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nutshellplay
  1. :  the hard external covering in which the kernel of a nut is enclosed

    :  something of small size, amount, or scope



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