the understatement of the year

Definition of the understatement of the year

  1. —used of a statement that makes something seem much smaller, much less important, etc., than it really is “I may have overreacted a little.” “That's the understatement of the year!

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  1. :  the period of about 3651/4 solar days required for one revolution of the earth around the sun

    :  the time required for the apparent sun to return to an arbitrary fixed or moving reference point in the sky

    :  the time in which a planet completes a revolution about the sun


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