- being an example of excellence; superior; preeminent (used postpositively): a chef par excellence.
- above all; preeminently.His method stands par excellence as the most reliable of all.
Origin of par excellence
Related Words for par excellenceexcellent, preeminent, quintessential, supreme, eminently, incomparably, preeminently, superior, importantly, superiorly, supremely
Examples from the Web for par excellence
Historical Examples of par excellence
Dainty and exquisite, perfect in shape and color its tiny white bell is par-excellence the emblem of passionate purity.The Lake of the Sky
George Wharton James
The young authors considered their work to be par-excellence, but the adults in the audience forbore to render an opinion.Polly and Her Friends Abroad
Lillian Elizabeth Roy
- to a degree of excellence; beyond comparisonshe is the charitable lady par excellence