Definition of any way (or however) you slice it in English:

any way (or however) you slice it

phrase

US
informal
  • However you look at the matter.

    ‘the news is not good any way you slice it’
    • ‘This is a positive report any way you slice it.’
    • ‘However you slice it, consumers love topping their gourmet pizza off with a gourmet beverage.’
    • ‘Our numbers by design were conservative, but any way you slice it, this bill is great for New York.’
    • ‘Any way you slice it, the film is still just shy of becoming mind-numbingly dull.’
    • ‘However you slice it, there is a challenge to our government.’
    • ‘However you slice it, high school children also need to learn to read and write in foreign languages.’