take the biscuit

Definition of take the biscuit

British, informal
used to describe something that is extremely surprising, annoying, etc.
  • I've heard some silly excuses in my time, but this one really takes the biscuit!

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

biscuit play
  1. : any of various hard or crisp dry baked products: such as

  2. : cracker

  3. : cookie


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