mention only in passing

Definition of mention only in passing

  1. :  to refer to only briefly Her contributions were mentioned only in passing.

Word by Word Definitions

mentionplay
  1. :  the act or an instance of citing or calling attention to someone or something especially in a casual or incidental manner

    :  formal citation (see citation 3) for outstanding achievement

  1. :  to make mention of :  refer to

    :  to cite for outstanding achievement

onlyplay
  1. :  unquestionably the best :  peerless

    :  alone in a class or category :  sole

    :  having no brother or sister

  1. :  as a single fact or instance and nothing more or different :  merely

    :  solely, exclusively

    :  at the very least

  1. :  with the restriction that :  but

    :  and yet :  however

    :  were it not that :  except

passingplay
  1. :  the act of one that passes or causes to pass

    :  death

  1. :  going by or past

    :  having a brief duration

    :  surpassing

  1. :  to a surpassing degree :  exceedingly


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