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peerless

[ peer-lis ]

adjective

  1. having no equal; matchless; unrivaled.

    Synonyms: unsurpassed, unmatched, unique, unequaled



peerless

/ ˈpɪəlɪs /

adjective

  1. having no equals; matchless


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Other Words From

  • peerless·ly adverb
  • peerless·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of peerless1

First recorded in 1275–1325, peerless is from the Middle English word pereles. See peer 2, -less

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Example Sentences

The Celtics have clamped down across multiple categories and to a peerless degree.

Pelosi is peerless when it comes to finding ways out of seemingly impossible moments like this.

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As in a 0-0 draw with Italy in 2012 in which the peerless Andrea Pirlo completed more passes himself than the entire English midfield and topped it off with a Penenka penalty kick.

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DeGrom’s combination of velocity, command and assortment of three plus pitches is just about peerless.

The resulting photographs are a celebration, bringing to life the peerless spirit embodied by The Macallan.

Cynthia Ozick has called this peerless master of the short story “our Chekhov.”

Chabon is pretty much peerless when it comes to nailing descriptions of smells.

Our Xolo, Snorkel Louise, has had a difficult time expressing her peerless beauty.

He is peerless when it comes to summoning American history and a sense of national purpose.

Dinner was spread in the cabin of that peerless steamer, the New World, and a splendid company were assembled about the table.

There is no more striking example in the annals of the Russian movement than that peerless Nihilist—what was his name?

He, Whiskey Dick, the solicited escort of these two beautiful and peerless girls!

As he did so he looked up toward high Olympus and prayed Venus to grant him a wife like his peerless Galatea.

And in the last of the four sad encounters the same lofty consciousness of peerless dignity is manifest.

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