a treat

Definition of a treat

British, informal

  1. :  very well or very good The plan worked a treat. The food was delicious; it went down a treat. He looks a treat in his new suit.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to deal with in speech or writing :  expound

    :  to present or represent artistically

    :  to deal with :  handle

  1. :  the act of providing another with free food, drink, or entertainment

    :  an entertainment given without expense to those invited

    :  an especially unexpected source of joy, delight, or amusement

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to cast off or become cast off

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