Definition of a world away from in English:

a world away from

phrase

  • Completely different from.

    ‘her thoughtful manner is a world away from brash Alex’
    • ‘Their grandparents were only a 15-minute drive but a world away from the harsh neighborhood where the children lived.’
    • ‘Such style and courtesy, and great drinks, are a world away from the arrogance and snobbery of modern day party bars which invariably close after six months.’
    • ‘The job was a world away from his work at the time, as a child psychiatrist.’
    • ‘The bubbly decor, playful graphics, and bright colours seemed so very modern, and a world away from archetypal greasy spoon cafes.’
    • ‘This is the new politics, a world away from old Westminster.’