Definition of somewhat in English:


Line breaks: some|what
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌmwɒt



more than somewhat

informal Very or very much: it must have changed more than somewhat since then
More example sentences
  • The trip to the surgery taxed me more than somewhat, along with the malaise that comes from being prodded and poked.
  • It's been a wonderful summer even if the hottest part did try my endurance and my optimism, too, rather more than somewhat.
  • Nothing wrong with a pretty ending even if, historically, it was stretching things more than somewhat.

somewhat of

Something of: it was somewhat of a disappointment
More example sentences
  • Far fewer people speak English in the suburbs, so going out for dinner becomes somewhat of an adventure.
  • Hiding what I disapprove of on my face is somewhat of a challenge.
  • Like Winston, he noted how the debate has come to somewhat of a standstill.

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