in more ways than one

in more ways than one

In a number of ways. I'm telling you, this idea of yours is a mistake in more ways than one.
See also: more, one, way

in ˌmore ways than ˈone

used to show that something that has been said has more than one meaning: She’s a big woman, in more ways than one (= she is big in size, and also important or powerful).
See also: more, one, way