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
: wholly, completely
: to an extreme : positively
: to a considerable extent : rather
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: a person or thing of consequence
: one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different
: in some degree : somewhat
: used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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