quite Idioms & Phrases


quite a

  • adverb of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative)
    quite a; quite.
    • her victory was quite something
    • she's quite a girl
    • quite a film
    • quite a walk
    • we've had quite an afternoon
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quite a little

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
WordNet

quite an

  • adverb of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative)
    quite a; quite.
    • her victory was quite something
    • she's quite a girl
    • quite a film
    • quite a walk
    • we've had quite an afternoon
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