not to say

Definition of not to say

  1. —used to introduce a more forceful or critical way of describing someone or something He was impolite, not to say downright rude!

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to express in words :  state

    :  to state as opinion or belief :  declare

    :  utter, pronounce

  1. :  something that is said :  statement

    :  an expression of opinion

    :  a right or power to influence action or decision

  1. :  about, approximately

    :  for example :  as


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