[ US /ˈkwaɪt/ ]
to a degree (not used with a negative)
of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative)
we've had quite an afternoon
quite a film
her victory was quite something
quite a walk
she's quite a girl
to the greatest extent; completely
was quite mistaken
did not quite make it
not quite finished
she was quite alone
you're quite right
quite the opposite
actually or truly or to an extreme
it's quite the thing to do
was quite a sudden change
quite the rage
How To Use quite In A Sentence
- It has half a bad novel inside it so I've never quite brought myself to throw it out.
- And we -- it does extent all the way up toward Jacksonville, all the way down into West Palm Beach, all the way over to Fort Myers, and northward, almost kind of budging into the pan -- the Big Bend area, almost into the Panhandle, but not quite just yet. CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004
- Tåkern is quite a large lake and in olden times it must have been larger still. The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
- He hadn't got quite enough money, but his aunt agreed to make up the difference.
- Tre is going to be on suntan lotion duty quite a lot on the cruise. The Sun
- He was a strapping lad with broad shoulders and quite tall.
- There's a spirit in England that is quite different from anyplace else.
- Now, you two, that's quite enough. Sit down and be quiet.
- In the end, though, Smith was beginning to realise the futility of trying to liberate a proletariat that seemed quite content to remain unliberated.
- Coco Stylewood baby lounger, which is quite fitting, because your pet is totally your baby as well. bostonkayla on 2008-09-24 15: 46: 19 view bostonkayla's Apartment Therapy Main