Definition of not all that — in English:

not all that —

phrase

  • Not very —

    ‘it wasn't all that long ago’
    • ‘Weather experts say that tornadoes in November are not all that rare.’
    • ‘So you get the idea that it was not all that simple.’
    • ‘Secondly, the alternatives are not all that great.’
    • ‘First of all, I am not all that familiar with these ceremonial practices as I have never been involved in Indian religion.’
    • ‘Yes, and you know, if you go back with a stop watch, it's not all that long.’
    • ‘All this seems plausible enough, but many would argue that the link between all this and fundamentalism and violence is not all that obvious.’
    • ‘Ironically, providing universal access is not all that difficult.’
    • ‘Perhaps, he was not all that serious about it after all!’
    • ‘To tell you the truth, it is not all that easy to become corrupt.’
    • ‘It doesn't help I'm not all that sure what I'm looking for.’