Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “that's about the size of it”

See all translations

that's about the size of it

informal
used to show your agreement with someone who has said something correct: "So you mean you won't come to the party with me?" "Yes, that's about the size of it."
Translations of “that's about the size of it”
in Chinese (Traditional) 正是, 就是那麽一回事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 正是, 就是那么一回事…
(Definition of that's about the size of it from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

ditto

used to agree with something that has just been said, or to avoid repeating something that has been said

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More