this, that, and the other

Definition of this, that, and the other

chiefly British, informal
:several different things
  • We started talking about this and that and the other, and before we knew it, it had gotten late.

Word by Word Definitions

other play
  1. : being the one (as of two or more) remaining or not included

  2. : being the one or ones distinct from that or those first mentioned or implied

  3. : second

  1. : one that remains of two or more

  2. : a thing opposite to or excluded by something else

  3. : a different or additional one

  1. : one of two that remains

  2. : each preceding one

  3. : a different or additional one

  1. : otherwise


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