not the end of the world

idiom

Definition of not the end of the world 

informal

: the most terrible and unpleasant thing possible You would think it was the end of the world the way she's carrying on. usually used in negative statements to mean something is not as terrible as it seems to be It won't be the end of the world if it rains on the day of the wedding.Losing your job does not have to be the end of the world.

Learn More about not the end of the world

Share not the end of the world

Resources for not the end of the world

Statistics for not the end of the world

Look-up Popularity

Comments on not the end of the world

What made you want to look up not the end of the world? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

living or existing for a long time

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!