nothing to write home about


nothing to write home about
Nothing to write home about
Something that is not special or good is nothing to write home about.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • nothing to write home about — (informal) UNEXCEPTIONAL, mediocre, ordinary, commonplace, indifferent, average, middle of the road, run of the mill; tolerable, passable, adequate, fair; informal OK, so so, bog standard, (plain) vanilla, no great shakes, not so hot, not up to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nothing to write home about —    To say that something is nothing to write home about means that it is not of great interest or importance.     Okay, she s written a couple of books, but nothing to write home about …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • nothing to write home about — not something that is especially good or exciting. The food was all right but nothing to write home about. Usage notes: often used as a humorous way to describe something that is obviously bad: War is nothing to write home about …   New idioms dictionary

  • nothing to write home about — n. something small or inconsequential. □ I got a little bit of a raise this year, but it was nothing to write home about. □ The party was nothing to write home about …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • nothing to write home about — pronoun Not exceptional; not noteworthy or especially good. The vegetables were okay, but the soup was nothing to write home about. Ant: something to write home about …   Wiktionary

  • nothing to write home about — not special or spectacular, no great shakes    He s a nice guy, but nothing to write home about …   English idioms

  • nothing to write home about — informal the amusement park was enjoyable enough, but nothing to write home about Syn: unexceptional, mediocre, ordinary, commonplace, indifferent, average, middle of the road, run of the mill, garden variety; boring, mundane, humdrum, ho hum;… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • nothing to write home about — nothing special, nothing to get too excited about …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Nothing to write home about — not remarkable; unexciting; all right …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • nothing to write home about — Australian Slang not remarkable; unexciting; all right …   English dialects glossary