so much for

Definition of so much for

informal

  1. 1 —used to say that everything that can be said about or done with something or someone has been said or done Well, so much for that idea. We'll have to look for a better solution.

  2. 2 —used to say that something has ended Well, it's raining. So much for our perfect weather.

Word by Word Definitions

muchplay
  1. :  great in quantity, amount, extent, or degree

    :  great in importance or significance

    :  many in number

  1. :  to a great degree or extent :  considerably

    :  very

    :  frequently, often

  1. :  a great quantity, amount, extent, or degree

    :  something considerable or impressive


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