1. Completely unlike; not at all similar. This design is nothing like what I had in mind—you'll just have to start over again from the beginning. This rusty hunk of junk's nothing like the car you promised to get me!
2. A great deal less; not nearly. I do pretty well in math, but I'm nothing like my older sister. She was a genius!
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nothing ˈlike(informal) not; not at all like something: It’s nothing like as bad as he said. ♢ We’ve sold nothing like enough books to make a profit. OPPOSITE: something like somebody/something
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