the same old

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the same old

informal + usually disapproving
used to refer to something that has not changed
  • I was hoping for something different, but all I got was more of the same old thing.
  • They brought up the same old argument/story yet again!

Word by Word Definitions

same play
  1. : resembling in every relevant respect

  2. : conforming in every respect

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

  1. : something identical with or similar to another

  2. : something or someone previously mentioned or described

  1. : in the same manner

old play
  1. : dating from the remote past : ancient

  2. : persisting from an earlier time

  3. : of long standing

  1. : one of a specified age

  2. : old or earlier time


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