more of

idiom

used to say that one way of describing a person or thing is better or more accurate than another
It's more of a guess than an estimate.

Examples of more of in a Sentence

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“More of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/more%20of. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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