nothing if not


: to an extreme degree : very
He is nothing if not persistent.

Examples of nothing if not in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The show was nothing if not accidentally very timely. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 8 Jan. 2024 Those organizing the Holocaust were nothing if not meticulous. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 7 Jan. 2024 That bright girl really was nothing if not full of original ideas. The Lost Women Of Science Initiative, Scientific American, 30 Nov. 2023 The stars play a husband and wife who magically swap bodies with their two teens in the new Netflix holiday movie 'Family Switch' Jennifer Garner and Ed Helms are nothing if not professional. Julie Jordan, Peoplemag, 30 Nov. 2023 But Scott is nothing if not efficient, and his Napoleon is here. Marlow Stern, Rolling Stone, 24 Nov. 2023 The focus is on holistic and Ayurvedic treatments, but the new 150-minute Maldivian Royal Rose treatment is nothing if not opulent. Katie Lockhart, Robb Report, 21 Nov. 2023 Dean Spanos is nothing if not loyal to NFL leaders. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Nov. 2023 Pilgrimage is nothing if not a spectacle, here in the dances for the Virgin of Copacabana, there in the different stations of remembrance at the Shambhala, surrounded by the drama of the Gobi on all sides. Aatish Taseer, New York Times, 9 Nov. 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'nothing if not.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near nothing if not

Cite this Entry

“Nothing if not.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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