same difference

Definition of same difference

chiefly US, informal

  1. —used to say that two things are not really different in any important way “They lost 100 games last year.” “Actually, they only lost 96 games.” “Same difference. The point is, they were awful.”

Word by Word Definitions

sameplay
  1. :  resembling in every relevant respect

    :  being one without addition, change, or discontinuance :  identical

    :  being the one under discussion or already referred to

  1. :  something identical with or similar to another

differenceplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being dissimilar or different

    :  an instance of being unlike or distinct in nature, form, or quality

    :  a characteristic that distinguishes one from another or from the average

  1. :  differentiate, distinguish


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