all that

adverb

Definition of all that

: to an indicated or suggested extent or degree : so didn't take his threats all that seriously

Examples of all that in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some have even downplayed whether the events of that day were all that bad. Lauren Fox, CNN, 23 Nov. 2021 But in the context of the awards show’s tastes and traditions, some of these winners might not be all that shocking. Julyssa Lopez, Rolling Stone, 19 Nov. 2021 All his books were reissued in the iconic ’70s paperback editions that most readers know them by, but his moment didn’t actually last all that long. Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 18 Nov. 2021 So even though Android will likely continue to trounce Apple in this area, Apple likely doesn’t care all that much. Yoni Heisler, BGR, 18 Nov. 2021 But what that will mean for the day-to-day within GM's plants may not, according to the company, be all that big of a shift. Fortune, 17 Nov. 2021 Jones put some passes right on the hands of his pass catchers, but there wasn’t anything all that special about what the Patriots did Sunday. Doug Lesmerises, cleveland, 14 Nov. 2021 But all that aside, Rodgers is set to get back on the field. Jace Evans, USA TODAY, 13 Nov. 2021 Alize Johnson is a bit more undersized at center at 6-foot-8 and hasn’t looked all that good in the regular season. Jason Patt, Forbes, 11 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of all that

1945, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

27 Nov 2021

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“All that.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20that. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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