Definition of “the toast of sth” - English Dictionary

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“the toast of sth” in British English

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the toast of sth


The toast of a particular place is a person who is very much admired there for something they have recently done:

Not so long ago Diana was a little-known actress playing in a provincial theatre - these days she's the toast of New York/the town.

(Definition of “the toast of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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