less than
phrasal by no means ; not at all <
less than honest in his replies
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • less than — (something) not something. The weekend was less than wonderful, but parts of it were pretty good. The result was less than thrilling television – you could even call it boring. Usage notes: used to describe a quality you had expected or hoped for …   New idioms dictionary

  • less than — adverb : by no means : far from : not at all the road … was something less than smooth M.W.Fishwick America s friends abroad would be less than candid if they did not report the fact Barbara Ward * * * less than phrase used before a number or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • less than — used before a number or amount to say that the actual number or amount is smaller than this It costs less than £50 to fly to Rome. His death was the second skiing tragedy in less than a week. In some areas there is a less than 30% turnout in… …   English dictionary

  • less than — {adv.} Not; little. * /We were busy and less than delighted to have company that day./ * /The boys were less than happy about having a party./ Contrast: MORE THAN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • less than — {adv.} Not; little. * /We were busy and less than delighted to have company that day./ * /The boys were less than happy about having a party./ Contrast: MORE THAN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • less\ than — adv Not; little. We were busy and less than delighted to have company that day. The boys were less than happy about having a party. Contrast: more than …   Словарь американских идиом

  • less than — noun the character 2 < 3 Ant: greater than See Also: less than or equal to, inequality …   Wiktionary

  • less than — lesser than, to a smaller extent than, downwards from …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Less Than Jake — performing in August 2006. Background information Origin Gainesville, Florida, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Less than Perfect — Original cast Format Situation comedy Created by Terri Minsky …   Wikipedia

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