of note

Important, of distinction, famous, as in I have nothing of note to report, or The speaker was a man of note. This idiom uses note in the sense of “importance” or “fame.” [Late 1500s]


Nearby words

  1. of human bondage,
  2. of it,
  3. of late,
  4. of mice and men,
  5. of necessity,
  6. of old,
  7. of one's life,
  8. of one's own accord,
  9. of service to someone, be,
  10. of sorts

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