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same difference

Making no actual difference; the same or essentially the same. A: "I told you to wear a white shirt, not a cream-colored one." B: "White, cream—same difference." A: "Do you want to go get the food, or will I?" B: "Eh, same difference."
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

same difference

the same; no difference at all. Pink, fuchsia, what does it matter? Same difference. Whether you go or I go, it's the same difference.
See also: difference, same
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

same difference

No difference at all, the same thing, as in She's my sister, or stepsister-same difference. This jocular colloquial phrase dates from about 1940.
See also: difference, same
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

same difference

used to express the speaker's belief that two or more things are essentially the same, in spite of apparent differences. informal
See also: difference, same
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same ˈdifference

(spoken) used to say that you think the differences between two things are not important: ‘She’s divorced from her husband.’ ‘No she’s not, she’s only separated.’ ‘Same difference.’
See also: difference, same
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diff

(dɪf)
n. difference. Aw, come on! What’s the diff?

same difference

n. the same; no difference at all. Pink, fuchsia, what does it matter? Same difference.
See also: difference, same
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

same difference

No difference whatever, the same thing. This colloquialism dates from about 1940. Usually spoken with a bit of a shrug, it appears in such contexts as “He worked for them four years, or was it five? Same difference.”
See also: difference, same
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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