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nonpareil

non·pa·reil

nonpareil

 
 
pronunciation:
nan p rel
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: without any equal; peerless.
synonyms:
matchless, peerless, unequaled, unique, unparalleled, unrivaled, unsurpassed
antonyms:
mediocre
similar words:
ace, alone, exceptional, incomparable, supreme, unapproachable
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person or thing whose excellence is unequaled; paragon.
The spoiled bride insisted on hiring the nonpareil of cake decorating.
synonyms:
nonesuch, paragon
similar words:
apotheosis, crème de la crème
definition 2: a pellet of colored sugar, or a small, flat chocolate candy covered with such pellets.
similar words:
candy, chocolate, Jimmies