to the point of

Definition of to the point of

  1. :  to a particular state The animals were hunted to the point of extinction. He pushed her to the point of hysterics. He's concerned about money to the point of obsession.

Word by Word Definitions

pointplay
  1. :  an individual detail :  item

    :  a distinguishing detail

    :  the most important essential in a discussion or matter

  1. :  to furnish with a point :  sharpen

    :  to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to

    :  to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (something, such as a brick wall) and fill in with new material


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