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all that

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

all that

  1. That, and everything similar; all of that kind of thing; and so on, et cetera. [from 15th c.]
    • Alexander Pope
      Snuff, or fan, supply each pause of chat, / With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that.
    • 1809, Lord Byron, letter (to Henry Drury), 25 Jun 1809:
      He has been all among the worshippers of Fire in Persia and has seen Persepolis and all that.

AdjectiveEdit

all that

  1. (US, slang) Of especially good quality; particularly excellent. [from 20th c.]

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AdverbEdit

all that

  1. (idiomatic) Very.
    We do not have all that much time to finish.