Definition of sweat the details
- Don't sweat the details.
: to excrete moisture in visible quantities through the openings of the sweat glands : perspire
: to labor or exert oneself so as to cause perspiration
: to emit or exude moisture
: hard work : drudgery
: the fluid excreted from the sweat glands of the skin : perspiration
: moisture issuing from or gathering in drops on a surface
: extended treatment of or attention to particular items
: a part of a whole: such as
: a small and subordinate part : particular
: to report minutely and distinctly : to report with close attention to small elements : specify
: to assign to a particular task
: to furnish with the smaller elements of design and finish
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