From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin a nutshellin a nutshellSUMMARIZEused when you are stating the mainfacts about something in a short clear wayOkay, that’s our proposal in a nutshell. Any questions? →nutshell
Examples from the Corpus
in a nutshell• In a nutshell, the state government is expected to be $2 million in debt by the end of the year.• Here, in a nutshell, is the story.• My hon. Friend had it in a nutshell.• Bob put it in a nutshell when he said the problems was essentially a lack of communication.• You've put it in a nutshell.• That, for me, sums up the moviein a nutshell.• Put in a nutshell, it puts the wholeconcept of justice into jeopardy.• A study of women at work says, in a nutshell, that opportunities have opened up dramatically.• She had summed up his immediatetaskin a nutshell.• There in a nutshell, as my father put it, was the whole thing.• This, in a nutshell, is how closed organizational systems become self-defeating.