Definition of (all) of a piece in US English:

(all) of a piece


  • (entirely) consistent (with something)

    ‘his rejection of health-care reform is of a piece with his general disregard for the underprivileged’
    • ‘This, again, would be of a piece with Hindu theology which says that every thing is Prakasha, or light.’
    • ‘The world has changed along with the rise of advertising, and it all seems of a piece.’
    • ‘Actually, it's of a piece with how agriculture and the rural poor have been treated this past decade or so.’
    • ‘His earlier intervention over Foundation Hospitals was of a piece.’
    • ‘It is a beautiful object, all of a piece and remarkably consistent.’
    • ‘The covers are of a piece with the whole issue, setting a low-key and intriguing tone.’
    • ‘But it's also clear that this kind of ethnography and nature worship is thoroughly of a piece with her earlier work.’
    • ‘This might just be seen as a kind of inappropriate response disorder, of a piece with government policy in general.’
    • ‘It was of a piece with what he did earlier in the debate, where he came out against labels.’
    • ‘The hyperbolic scheme seems to be of a piece with the bold strokes of the ancient epic.’
    similar, alike, the same, exactly the same, indistinguishable, undistinguishable, identical, uniform, of the same kind, twin, interchangeable, undifferentiated, homogeneous, cut from the same cloth, consistent, unvarying
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