more than a passing acquaintance with

Definition of more than a passing acquaintance with

:a lot of knowledge about
  • He has more than a passing acquaintance with wine.

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

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

  1. : going by or past

  2. : having a brief duration

  3. : surpassing

  1. : to a surpassing degree : exceedingly

acquaintance play
  1. : the state of being acquainted

  2. : personal knowledge : familiarity

  3. : the persons with whom one is acquainted


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