(someone or something) to shout about(redirected from a thing to shout about)
(someone or something) to shout about
Someone or something that is especially remarkable, noteworthy, or important; someone or something worthy of praise or exultation. The company is promising that their new product will really be something to shout about. The singer is proving that she is truly someone to shout about—someone who will leave an indelible mark in the history of music. A: "Have you eaten in that new sushi restaurant yet?" B: "Yeah, I went there last week. It was OK, but nothing to shout about."
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shout about someone or something
1. to yell about someone or something. Alice is shouting about Tom, the guy who stood her up. What are you shouting about?
2. to show one's pride or enthusiasm about someone or something. (Usually with the object shifted to the front of the sentence.) That's really something to shout about. She's something to shout about.
See also: shout
*something to shout about
Fig. something that causes one to show pride or enthusiasm about someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; have ~.) Getting into med school is really something to shout about. she's something to shout about.
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