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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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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.
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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.
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same difference

used to express the speaker's belief that two or more things are essentially the same, in spite of apparent differences. informal
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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.’
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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.
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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.”
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