Meaning of “be nothing short of...” in the English Dictionary

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"be nothing short of..." in British English

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be nothing short of...

used to emphasize a situation, quality, or type of behaviour:

The party was nothing short of a disaster.
Her behaviour was nothing short of obnoxious.
His achievements as a political reformer have been nothing short of miraculous.

(Definition of “be nothing short of...” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)