matchless

[ mach-lis ]
/ ˈmætʃ lɪs /

adjective

having no equal; peerless; unequaled; incomparable: matchless courage.

Origin of matchless

First recorded in 1520–30; match2 + -less
Related formsmatch·less·ly, adverbmatch·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for matchless

matchless

/ (ˈmætʃlɪs) /

adjective

unequalled; incomparable; peerless
Derived Formsmatchlessly, adverbmatchlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for matchless

matchless


adj.

"peerless," 1520s, from match (n.2) + -less. Related: Matchlessly; matchlessness.

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