to the nth degree

idiom

: extremely : as much as possible
He is dedicated to the nth degree.

Examples of to the nth degree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actor has amplified colorful hosiery to the nth degree with their latest look. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 8 Feb. 2024 The German yard just unveiled a 79-foot sailing yacht that was customized to the nth degree by an experienced owner. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 12 Dec. 2023 The Circle of the Snake: Nostalgia and Utopia in the Age of Big Tech by Grafton Tanner (2020) Nostalgia is inescapable, and Hollywood exploits it to the nth degree. The Week Staff, The Week, 3 July 2023 Enter Meghan Trainor, who has embraced the term mother to the nth degree. Ben Kesslen, New York Times, 13 May 2023 Young Mazino has seen your thirsty tweets about his body in Beef, the new Netflix dramedy from writer Lee Sung Jin about two strangers involved in a road-rage incident who take exacting revenge on each other to the nth degree. Max Gao, Harper's BAZAAR, 28 Apr. 2023 While from the outside peering in, press office culture tries to control professional players’ outward profile to the nth degree. Henry Flynn, Forbes, 31 Dec. 2022 No surprise, then, that the TRX takes all that and does it up to the nth degree. The Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, 18 May 2021 And the sad thing is a lot of wealthy people know that and just want to live their life to the nth degree, destroying everything in the process. Rachel Desantis, Peoplemag, 21 Apr. 2023 See More

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“To the nth degree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20nth%20degree. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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