a treat

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a treat

British, informal
: 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

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

  2. : to present or represent artistically

  3. : to deal with : handle

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

  2. : an entertainment given without expense to those invited

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


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