Quite a/some somebody/something - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
quite a/some somebody/something
quite a something
definitely something; a good example of something. The captain of the swim team is quite a swimmer. That's quite a bruise you have there.
ˈquite a/some somebody/something (informal) used to show that you think somebody/something is impressive, unusual, remarkable, etc: That’s quite some swimming pool you’ve got there. It’s huge! ♢ We found it quite a change when we moved abroad.