nothing to boast about

nothing to boast about

not worth bragging about; mediocre. In high school, my grades were acceptable, but they were nothing to boast about. Jill: Does this town have a good library? Nancy: It's nothing to boast about.
See also: boast, nothing
References in classic literature ?
The old woman I mentioned, ma'am,' said Bounderby, cutting the matter short, as it was nothing to boast about, 'is not laid hold of; but, she may take her oath she will be, if that is any satisfaction to her villainous old mind.
Republican turnout is nothing to boast about, but the GOP still attracts twice as many people to its primaries as the Democrats.
But in most cases, the outcome was nothing to boast about.
New Zealand has nothing to boast about in this arena--we may have been first to extend the vote to women, but it took us until 1999 knowingly to elect a female Prime Minister (Jenny Shipley having never won an election as leader of the National Party).
Declaring "I'm a crack cocaine addict but I used to smoke 20 a day" is nothing to boast about.
For a man whose remit it is to boost our commercial possibilities, a deal with Intuit Quickbooks (no, me neither) and a reliance on TV revenues is nothing to boast about.
The Micromax Canvas Doodle 4 offers nothing to boast about.
Moreover, the site also opines that there is nothing to boast about the user experience either.
It is undoubtedly the only way out but Israel is continuing with the construction of its illegal settlements and at the end of the day Palestine is likely to be reduced into a narrow strip of land with nothing to boast about.
These days that's nothing to boast about - just ask Chelsea.
Our roads are nothing to boast about and only an SUV is ideal for them.
A single victory in 16 appearances is nothing to boast about, with Rogers' personal record in Europe better - with the goalie involved in St Pat's Euro adventures in 2009 and 2010, when they got through two rounds each year.
But the game's fascination lies in the fact that Neil Lennon's record at Hampden in cup matches is nothing to boast about.
Even if it is true, people are not prepared to buy this viewpoint because the credibility of the party and the government is nothing to boast about.