Definition of 'by dint of'
Example sentences containing 'by dint of'
DEATH IN PURPLE PROSE (2003)
But here in this crematorium car park they were all wonderful women, or wonderful men, just by dint of being dead.PROSPECT HILL (2003)
Jocelyn was tired and it was only by dint of dragging her along that Mary-Lou was able to force her into any progress.CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (2003)
Definition of by dint of from the Collins English Dictionary
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.