Definition of bit by bit in English:

bit by bit

Gradually: bit by bit the truth started to emerge
More example sentences
  • The lesson is, undo communism slowly, bit by bit, and don't expect democracy overnight.
  • This got wilder and wilder until, bit by bit, the entire drum set was collapsing onto the floor under the fury of this onslaught.
  • He had received medical help, was in counselling, had been given a flat and was trying bit by bit to put his life back together again.
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