as (something) as they come

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of as (something) as they come

used to describe someone or something as having a characteristic to the highest degree
  • Their daughter is as clever as they come.
  • The movie was as boring as they come.

Word by Word Definitions

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

they play
  1. : those ones

  2. : he:1

  3. : people


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