and how

an expression of emphatic agreement
Syn: ↑you bet, ↑you said it

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I. \(ˈ)an(d)ˈhau̇\ phrasal
— used to emphasize the preceding idea

Congress is fully restored to its position as a separate branch of the government — and how — Barron's

II. phrasal
— used as an intensive

prices are going up, and how

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used for emphasizing that what has just been said is true to a very great degree This is often used for showing that you do not approve of something

‘Cindy seems to have a problem with men.’ ‘And how!’

Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing that something is true or exactsynonym
Main entry: how

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and how
chiefly US informal
— used for emphasis

Prices are going up, and how! [=prices are going up very quickly]

“Will you be glad when it's over?” “and how!” [=I will be very glad when it's over]

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Main Entry:how

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