much of a muchness

much of a muchness
VERY SIMILAR, much the same, very alike, practically identical.
much

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phrasal
: very much the same : just about the same

when we grow a little older we discover we're all very much of a muchness — W.S.Maugham

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much of a muchness
Just about the same value or amount
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Main Entry:much

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much of a muchness informal phrase
very similar to each other

The town’s five hotels are all much of a muchness.

Thesaurus: similar and similarlysynonym
Main entry: muchness

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ˌmuch of a ˈmuchness idiom
very similar; almost the same

The two candidates are much of a muchness— it's hard to choose between them.

Main entry:muchnessidiom

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  • much of a muchness — Meaning Similar difficult to distinguish. Origin Coined by John Vanbrugh in his play The Provok d Husband (1728) …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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