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."
See also: shout, to

be something to shout about

To be especially remarkable or noteworthy; to fill one with pride, excitement, or enthusiasm. A: "Have you eaten at that new restaurant yet?" B: "Yeah, I went there last week. Everything we tasted was something to shout about!" So far his performance hasn't been something to shout about. To be honest, we were expecting much more from him when we recruited him.
See also: shout, something, to
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*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.
See also: shout, to
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