country mile

noun

Definition of country mile

:a long distance

Examples of country mile in a Sentence

  1. He lives a country mile from the nearest store.

  2. She beat the other swimmers by a country mile.

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First Known Use of country mile

1829

country mile Synonyms

Synonyms
afar, mile, far cry, long haul
Antonyms
hair, inch, step, stone's throw
Related Words
infinity, light-year

COUNTRY MILE Defined for English Language Learners

country mile

noun

Definition of country mile for English Language Learners

  • : a long distance



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