far and away

adverb
Updated on: 14 Apr 2018

Definition of far and away

: by a considerable margin
  • was far and away the better team

Examples of far and away in a Sentence

  1. that Mexican restaurant is far and away the best in the area

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First Known Use of far and away

1852

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far and away Synonyms

Synonyms

head and shoulders;

Phrases

by all odds, by a long shot, by far, by half;



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