quite something

Definition of quite something

:a major event
  • It was quite something for a small-town boy to be interviewed for the national news.

Word by Word Definitions

quite play
  1. : wholly, completely

  2. : to an extreme : positively

  3. : to a considerable extent : rather

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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