nothing to write home about

nothing to write home about
Not exceptional; not noteworthy or especially good.

The vegetables were okay, but the soup was nothing to write home about.


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  • nothing to write home about — Something that is not special or good is nothing to write home about …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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

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

  • nothing (much) to write home about — nothing (much) to write ˈhome about idiom (informal) not especially good; ordinary • The team s performance was nothing to write home about. Main entry: ↑writeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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