- every bit
adverbto the same degree (often followed by `as') (Freq. 1)-
they were equally beautiful-
birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly-
sang as sweetly as a nightingale-
he is every bit as mean as she is
* * *adverb
the end was every bit as good as the beginning — Rumer Godden
* * *every bitJust as much• • •Main Entry: ↑bit
* * *every bit: in every way
The end of the movie was every bit [=just] as good as the beginning.
This new project seems every bit as ambitious as the first one.
He is every bit the high-powered businessman.
You are every bit as deserving as she is.• • •Main Entry: ↑bit————————• • •Main Entry: ↑every
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