a who's who of something

a list of important people in a particular area of activity

The invitation list reads like a who's who of the theatre world.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • who needs something? — mainly spoken phrase used for saying that you do not want or need something Who needs another party? Let’s stay at home. Thesaurus: to not want something, or to not want to do somethingsynonym Main entry: need …   Useful english dictionary

  • who needs something — who needs (something) what was mentioned is not important or helpful. I wouldn t do it for the money who needs money? Usage notes: often used in the forms who needs it or who needs that: My wife suggested therapy, but I ve always thought, therapy …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) who's who of something — a who’s who of something phrase a list of important people in a particular area of activity The invitation list reads like a who’s who of the theatre world. Thesaurus: types of listhyponym to make a list, or to add something to a listsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • who — [ hu ] pronoun *** Who can be used in the following ways: as a question pronoun (introducing a direct or indirect question): Who s going to drive? I wonder who they chose to be captain. Who did you give the money to? as a relative pronoun… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • who's who — noun singular a group of the most important people involved in a particular subject or activity: a (regular) who s who of something: The guest list read like a regular who s who of the fashion industry. => WHO …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • who needs — (something) what was mentioned is not important or helpful. I wouldn t do it for the money who needs money? Usage notes: often used in the forms who needs it or who needs that: My wife suggested therapy, but I ve always thought, therapy, who… …   New idioms dictionary

  • who're — (who are) n. (Slang) the ones who are something; which ones are? …   English contemporary dictionary

  • who */*/*/ — UK [huː] / US [hu] pronoun Summary: Who can be used in the following ways: as a question pronoun (introducing a direct or indirect question): Who s going to drive? ♦ I wonder who they chose to be captain. ♦ Who did you give the money to? as a… …   English dictionary

  • who's who — UK / US noun [singular] a group of the most important people involved in a particular subject or activity a (regular) who s who of something: The guest list read like a regular who s who of the fashion industry. • know who s who Etymology: From… …   English dictionary

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