June 11, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
at a loss for words /ˈæt ə ˈlɑːs fɚ ˈwɚdz/ idiom
at a loss for words
/ˈæt ə ˈlɑːs fɚ ˈwɚdz/
idiom
The woman is at a loss for words.
The woman is at a loss for words.
Learner's definition of AT A LOSS FOR WORDS

: unable to think of anything to say

  • I was so surprised to see her that I was at a loss for words. [=(chiefly Brit)_ lost for words_]

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