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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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.
Celtic have started really well but the rest are much of a muchness.
But there is a much of a muchness in this division.
Even without Aaron Ramsey's guile and Gareth Bale's goals, Wales held their own against a Holland team who are much of a muchness beyond Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder.
Ratings wobbled, the tasks were tired and the candidates were much of a muchness.
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From Street Fighter to Tekken, and Virtua Fighter to Guilty Gear, they're all much of a muchness.
Ahead of Sunday's Molineux derby against Wolves, who are second from bottom, McLeish said: "I think we're still much of a muchness.
United's trouble, of course, is that they are much of a muchness in the engine room of central midfield.
They are all very much of a muchness and I can't remember any club that has struck me when they have come to Ninian as being classy - and that includes Cardiff.
The current crop of hometrained sprinters look much of a muchness and tend to beat each other each time they race.
Coleman added: "People talk about our squad being big in numbers but we have got much of a muchness.
But outside those top three it's all much of a muchness and it just depends on individual performances from certain players at certain clubs.