more like it

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of more like it

informal
used to say that something is better or more pleasing
  • "I've done twice as much today as yesterday!" "Well, that's more like it! Congratulations!"
  • It was a long and tiring day, but as the waiter brought me my dinner, I thought to myself, "Well, this is more like it."

Word by Word Definitions

more play
  1. : greater

  2. : additional, further

  1. : in addition

  2. : moreover

  3. : to a greater or higher degree

  1. : a greater quantity, number, or amount

  2. : something additional : an additional amount

  3. : persons of higher rank

  1. : additional persons or things or a greater amount


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