quite a while

Definition of quite a while

:a long time
  • It has been quite a while since I last saw her.

Word by Word Definitions

quite play
  1. : wholly, completely

  2. : to an extreme : positively

  3. : to a considerable extent : rather

while play
  1. : a period of time especially when short and marked by the occurrence of an action or a condition : time

  2. : the time and effort used (as in the performance of an action) : trouble

  1. : during the time that

  2. : as long as

  3. : when on the other hand : whereas

  1. : until

  1. : to cause to pass especially without boredom or in a pleasant manner


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