the toast of

the toast of somewhere

the person who is most admired somewhere His charm and wit made him the toast of Paris.
Usage notes: sometimes used in the form the toast of the town: After rave reviews of her play, she is the toast of the town.
See also: of, toast
References in classic literature ?
He cringed before Dirkovitch as instinctively as he had pressed the spring of the candlestick, sought the picture of the drum-horse, and answered to the toast of the Queen.
He has never been, and probably never will be, the toast of London, or anywhere, but it doesn't matter.
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