Last modified on 24 July 2014, at 14:24

so much as



so much as (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Even; suggests a minimum, especially regarding what might be expected.
    Without so much as asking, he walked into the office and started digging through their files.
  2. but rather
    I'm not staring at her tits so much as I am admiring her brooch.