worth the whistle

worth the whistle

proverb So important or admirable as to merit the effort of being whistled at. Oh yes, that author is really worth the whistle—her debut novel was simply masterful.
See also: whistle, worth
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
WORTH THE WHISTLE: Cheryl, Kate, Coleen, Victoria and Louise are set to bag starring roles