nonesuch

[nuhn-suhch]

noun

a person or thing without equal; paragon.

Nearby words

  1. nonentity,
  2. nonequivalence,
  3. nones,
  4. nonessential,
  5. nonessential amino acid,
  6. nonet,
  7. nonetheless,
  8. nonethnic,
  9. nonevent,
  10. nonexclusive

Also non·such [non-suhch, nuhn-] /ˈnɒnˌsʌtʃ, ˈnʌn-/.

Origin of nonesuch

First recorded in 1550–60; none1 + such

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British Dictionary definitions for nonesuch

nonesuch

nonsuch

noun

archaic a matchless person or thing; nonpareil
another name for black medick
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Word Origin and History for nonesuch

nonesuch

see nonsuch.

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