of all things meaning

  • Preposition
    1. IDI Especially; more than other things.
      1. IDI (often used as a sentence adverb) Surprisingly.
        1. He reached into his pocket and pulled out, of all things, a ice cream cone.
        2. Well, of all things! Who would have expected him to propose to her on stage?
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • So was the cellist Charlotte Moorman, muse to Nam June Paik and proactivist champion of all things fringe.

    Meaning of of all things for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "of all things" is a phrase.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Phrases
      Definiteness: Level 1
      Definite    ➨     Versatile

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en hear things
      2. en if anything
      3. en at all hands
      4. en of all loves
      5. en ballastings