Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “in small doses”

in small doses

for short periods of time: I can only stand opera in small doses.Short in timeTemporary
(Definition of in small doses from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “in small doses”

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More