Definition of quite or really something in English:

quite (or really) something

informal Something considered impressive or notable: Want to see the library? It’s really something
More example sentences
  • Petty singing Stand My Ground at the 911 American Tribute to Heroes was really something.
  • I know the pope was here recently and I didn't get a chance to meet him, but just being near him was really something.
  • I'm not a Tarantino fan, but this film is really something (though what, I'm not sure).
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Word of the day humoresque
Pronunciation: ˌhjuːməˈrɛsk
noun
a short, lively piece of music