Slang definitions & phrases for nothing to write home about
nothing to write home about
A very ordinary or mediocre person or thing; nothing special; no great shakes: His pitch was nothing to write home about(1914+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D. Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers. Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with nothing to write home about
Ordinary or unremarkable, as in The restaurant was all right but nothing to write home about. This idiom originated in the late 1800s, possibly among troops stationed far from home, and became widespread during World War I.