no mean

idiom

Definition of no mean

informal
used to say that something is good or impressivea tennis player of no mean abilityGetting the project done on time will be no mean feat.

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“No mean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20mean. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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