muchness


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be much of a muchness

slang To be excessively alike. I asked the realtor to find an older home with some charm and character because the new construction houses in this neighborhood are all much of a muchness to me.
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much of a muchness

Very similar in style, status, or ability. McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's—all these fast-food burger joints are much of a muchness to me. These two teams heading to the championships are much of a muchness in terms of raw skill and win percentages this season, so it should be a great matchup.
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much of a muchness

too much of something that there is generally a lot of. All this talk about e-commerce and business-2-business is too much of a muchness.
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much of a muchness

very similar; nearly the same. informal
Muchness , used in Middle English in the sense ‘large size, bigness’, is now very seldom used outside this expression, which dates from the early 18th century.
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be ˌmuch of a ˈmuchness

be very similar (especially of people or things which are not very good): It’s hard to choose between them — they’re all much of a muchness.All the restaurants round here are much of a muchness.
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"There's a much of a muchness about the sides this time around.
Boro's options up front are very much of a muchness at the moment, and finding a physical presence on whatever budget is available would be one of the missing pieces of the jigsaw.
There is too much of a muchness there, and not a lot of creativity to overcome most Premier League defences.
The sprinters are much of a muchness as a group at present but it was impossible not to be impressed by the manner in which the selection picked up late to finish an encouraging sixth last month.
"Next year, we do not want 32 players who are much of a muchness but we want 22 with different skills who are fighting to get in the side."
It's a laidback set that works best on country-tinged songs such as The Anvil and Tight To The Jar but there's much of a muchness about the project, and the fast-forward button becomes tempting.
WE SHOULD finally find out on Saturday whether the novicechase form of last season is any good or if they are all much of a muchness.
Un De Sceaux looks very good, but the rest look much of a muchness.
I look at Jack Colback and Cheick Tiote and they are much of a muchness. A guy who likes to go forward and can pick a pass is what they require.
"But there is a much of a muchness in this division.
WHERE AND WHY You see Novotels everywhere so it's easy to bracket them with other big hotel chains as bland, ordinary and much of a muchness. Until you stay in one or have a meal there, that is.
Ratings wobbled, the tasks were tired and the candidates were much of a muchness. And Lord Sugar hired Ricky Martin, a man who spends his spare time charging about a ring in his underpants grappling with big burly blokes.
That's better, reassuring since oil refineries are much of a muchness. International cliches.
It's all pretty much of a muchness as Barton, who are second bottom, emphasised.
Ahead of Sunday's Molineux derby against Wolves, who are second from bottom, McLeish said: "I think we're still much of a muchness. It's too early to judge.