at the expense of so or sth meaning

  • [American slang]
    Fig. to the detriment of someone or something; to the harm of someone or something.
      He had a good laugh at the expense of his brother.
      He took a job in a better place at the expense of a larger income.

Related Words

  1. at the end of nowhere meaning
  2. at the end of one's rope meaning
  3. at the end of one's tether meaning
  4. at the end of the day meaning
  5. at the expense of meaning
  6. at the feet of meaning
  7. at the fore meaning
  8. at the forefront meaning
  9. at the full meaning
  10. at the head of the poll meaning
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