country mile

noun
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

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

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country mile Synonyms

Synonyms

afar, far cry, long haul, mile;

Antonyms

hair, inch, step, stone's throw;

Related Words

infinity, light-year;


COUNTRY MILE Defined for English Language Learners

country mile

Definition of country mile for English Language Learners

  • : a long distance



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