more or less


more or less

adverb

Definition of MORE OR LESS

1
:  to a varying or undetermined extent or degree :  somewhat <they were more or less willing to help>
2
:  with small variations :  approximately <contains 16 acres more or less>

Examples of MORE OR LESS

  1. <the lot is 16 acres more or less>
  2. <most couples in the survey said that they were more or less happy in their marriage>

First Known Use of MORE OR LESS

13th century

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