Definition of Just about

1. Adverb. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct. "20 or so people were at the party"

Definition of Just about

1. Adjective. (idiomatic) almost ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Just About

jus sanguinis
jus soli
jussive mood
just-noticeable difference
just-so story
just a minute
just a sec
just a second
just about (current term)
just another pretty face
just as
just as well
just compensation
just compensations
just deserts
just desserts
just ducky
just in case
just in time
just kidding
just like that
just now
just right

Literary usage of Just about

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The mountain just about in the central part of the coast, where the cliff is 2200 feet, there is at its base the Leper Settlement Peninsula (52 miles from ..."

2. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1905)
"... and later in the winter, as you know, just about once a year, Jack Frost gets in his work at night when the moisture in the air is just right. ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Serene Highness of Wurtemberg, at Fulda (November 30th, 1759), is just about "firing Victoria," and giving a Ball to Beauty and Fashion, ..."

4. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1865)
"... 1759), is just about " firing Victoria," and giving a Sail to Beauty and Fashion, in Honour of a certain Event; — but .is unpleasantly interrupted. ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1879)
"just about the time that this letter was reaching its destination, the person for whom it was destined was reaching Europe ; and just as Arnold was ..."

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