Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. nearly; almost; much

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Nearly; almost; much.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Nearly; almost.
  • n. Nearly everything; everything.

Etymologies

much +‎ what (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • First, the true origins of anything as old as Memorial Day are essentially moot and subject to conjecture, which is pretty muchwhat you read.

    Healthy Skepticism Toward Memorial Day

  • If we will disbelieve everything, because we cannot certainly know all things, we shall do muchwhat as wisely as he who would not use his legs, but sit still and perish, because he had no wings to fly.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • The dominion of man, in this little world of his own understanding being muchwhat the same as it is in the great world of visible things; wherein his power, however managed by art and skill, reaches no farther than to compound and divide the materials that are made to his hand; but can do nothing towards the making the least particle of new matter, or destroying one atom of what is already in being.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • But the braggart boaster cried that an old Nobodaddy was in his cups it was muchwhat indifferent and he would not lag behind his lead.

    Ulysses

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