Definition of of mark in English:

of mark


  • Having importance or distinction.

    ‘he had been a man of mark’
    • ‘In 1607 he was apprenticed to his uncle Sir William Herrick, goldsmith, a man of mark who was MP for Leicester, owned land in 13 counties, and had been knighted in 1605.’
    • ‘There was also the prospect of becoming a man of mark back home when the volunteer's term was up.’