Definitions for to a t

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. to a T, to the letter, just right, to perfection(adverb)

    in every detail

    "the new house suited them to a T"

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  1. to a T(Adverb)

    Precisely; exactly; perfectly; with great attention to detail.

  2. Origin: The origins of this phrase are uncertain, but it has been observed in print since at least 1889, and likely was around well before that. The potentially related phrase "to a tittle" is found in a 1607 play, The Woman Hater by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher ("I'll quote him to a tittle"). The T in the phrase to a T is likely the first letter of a word, with tittle being the most likely source.

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