Definition of just the thing
- I have just the thing for your hair.
- He always does/says just the right thing to make me feel better.
- Chicken soup is just the thing for a cold.
: having a basis in or conforming to fact or reason : reasonable
: conforming to a standard of correctness : proper
: faithful to an original
: exactly, precisely
: very recently
: by a very small margin : barely
: archaic variant of joust
: an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated
: an inanimate object distinguished from a living being
: a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity
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