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whale of a

noun phrase

An excellent or large example; a very superior specimen: That woman is a whale of a politician

[1900+ Students; fr the prodigious size of the whale]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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