We're saying nothing - except its nice and baggy in all the essential places, isn't it?
except, that is, in Fantasyland, where Crist has long since taken up permanent residence.
Everybody else has let me down,” LBJ once told a friend, “except Lady Bird.
RockMelt looks like an ordinary browser, except for the little toolbars on the right and left sides.
except that in his meritocracy, Pincus has created a class of stock just for himself.
It was childish of her to behave so spitefully, but what could he do except repay her in kind?
There was none to speak of left now except in Africa; and they were pessimistic about Africa.
except for this tie of ineffectuality, they had nothing special in common.
You know I do not care about money, except just to buy my clothes and things.
That it is, except in the mere names and the vaguest outline, French.
late 14c., "to receive," from Middle French excepter (12c.), from Latin exceptus, past participle of excipere "take out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + capere "to take" (see capable). Meaning "to leave out" is from 1510s. Related: Excepted; excepting. Adjectival function led to use as a preposition, conjunction (late 14c.).