no less than

no less than

Used to emphasize the superlative status or importance of a particular person, thing, group, or organization. Do you know who that is? That is no less than the founder of the company! After years of hardship, I finally landed my dream job with no less than the premier PR firm in New York.
See also: less, no

no less than...

used to emphasize a large amount: The guide contains details of no less than 115 hiking routes.
See also: less, no
References in classic literature ?
I am a vagabond; I have been away from home no less than five distinct times in the last year.