country mile

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkʌntri ˈmaɪl/

NounEdit

country mile (plural country miles)

  1. (informal) A long way, a great distance.
    • 2000, Steve Holt, A Day at the Ballpark, Xlibris 2000, p. 13:
      I liked to imagine that my father had been a pretty fair country ballplayer who didn't pay attention to his batting average but could hit the ball a country mile and run like the wind.
Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 23:46