the instant (that)

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the instant (that)

: as soon as
  • I knew it was him the instant (that) I heard his voice.

Word by Word Definitions

instant play
  1. : an infinitesimal space of time

  2. : the present or current month

  1. : importunate, urgent

  2. : present, current

  3. : of or occurring in the present month


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