just the thing

Definition of just the thing

  1. :  the thing that is most likely to be helpful :  the best or perfect 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.

Word by Word Definitions

justplay
  1. :  having a basis in or conforming to fact or reason :  reasonable

    :  conforming to a standard of correctness :  proper

    :  faithful to an original

  1. :  exactly, precisely

    :  very recently

    :  by a very small margin :  barely

  1. : archaic variant ofjoust

thingplay
  1. :  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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