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close but no cigar

see definition of close but no cigar
  • as innearly
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Synonyms for close but no cigar

adv almost
  • approximately
  • practically
  • roughly
  • virtually
  • about
  • closely
  • most
  • well-nigh
  • all but
  • approaching
  • as good as
  • circa
  • close but no cigar
  • give or take a little
  • in effect
  • in essence
  • in substance
  • in the ballpark
  • in the neighborhood
  • just about
  • more or less
  • much
  • nearabout
  • not quite
  • pretty near
  • round
  • roundly
  • some
  • somewhere
  • upwards of
  • within a little

More words related to close but no cigar

nearly

adverb. almost
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