Definition of Sure thing

1. Noun. Something that is certain. "His victory is a certainty"




Definition of Sure thing

1. Interjection. (informal) A reply to thank you. ¹

2. Interjection. An affirmative reply; yes; certainly. ¹

3. Noun. (American English) That which is certain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sure Thing

surdiny
surdities
surdity
surds
sure
sure-enough(a)
sure-fire
sure-footed
sure-footedness
sure-handed
sure as eggs
sure as eggs is eggs
sure as shooting
sure enough
sure of oneself
sure thing (current term)
sure things
sure up
sured
suredaite
surefire
surefooted
surefootedly
surefootedness
surely
sureness
surenesses
surer
sures
surest

Literary usage of Sure thing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Thomas Nast: His Period and His Pictures by Albert Bigelow Paine (1904)
"... HE PUT HIS FOOT IN IT sure thing. BETWEEN TWO STOOLS, YOU KNOW Tiger Loose " should " never have been drawn," for the reason that the traditions of the ..."

2. Developing Executive Ability by Enoch Burton Gowin (1919)
"The "sure thing" Delusion The selection of projects most likely to succeed, while essential, does not satisfy the cupidity of the simple-minded expecting ..."

3. Developing Executive Ability by Enoch Burton Gowin (1919)
"The "sure thing" Delusion The selection of projects most likely to succeed, ... simple-minded expecting the discovery of a highly profitable "sure thing. ..."

4. The Long Ago and the Later On, Or, Recollections of Eighty Years by George Tisdale Bromley (1904)
"A sure thing IN LIGHTING APPARATUS. N 1868 I was interested in a contract for grading and laying the tracks on that portion of the "Western Pacific ..."

5. The Long Ago and the Later On, Or, Recollections of Eighty Years by George Tisdale Bromley (1904)
"A sure thing IN LIGHTING APPARATUS. N 1868 I was interested in a contract for grading and laying the tracks on that portion of the "Western Pacific ..."

6. Favorite Flies and Their Histories by Mary Orvis Marbury (1892)
"more flies like the one you sent us called the ' sure thing,' for it was a sure thing every time ; we caught some of our largest fish on it. ..."

7. Favorite Flies and Their Histories by Mary Orvis Marbury (1892)
"more flies like the one you sent us called the ' sure thing,' for it was a sure thing every time ; we caught some of our largest fish on it. ..."

8. A Vocabulary of Criminal Slang, with Some Examples of Common Usages by Louis E. Jackson, C. R. Hellyer (1914)
"A "MITT JOINT" is a gambling house where victims are "steered" for fleecing by means of deceptively "sure thing" hands. MOB, Noun General currency. ..."

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