peerless


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peer·less

 (pîr′lĭs)
adj.
Being such as to have no match; incomparable.

peer′less·ly adv.
peer′less·ness n.

peerless

(ˈpɪəlɪs)
adj
having no equals; matchless

peer•less

(ˈpɪər lɪs)

adj.
having no equal; matchless; unrivaled.
[1275–1325]
peer′less•ly, adv.
peer′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peerless - eminent beyond or above comparisonpeerless - eminent beyond or above comparison; "matchless beauty"; "the team's nonpareil center fielder"; "she's one girl in a million"; "the one and only Muhammad Ali"; "a peerless scholar"; "infamy unmatched in the Western world"; "wrote with unmatchable clarity"; "unrivaled mastery of her art"
incomparable, uncomparable - such that comparison is impossible; unsuitable for comparison or lacking features that can be compared; "an incomparable week of rest and pleasure"; "the computer proceeds with its incomparable logic and efficiency"; "this report is incomparable with the earlier ones because of different breakdowns of the data"

peerless

peerless

adjective
Translations
فَريد، فَذ، لا يُضاهى
jedinečný
eneståendemageløs
ollaverratonvertaansa vailla
óviîjafnanlegur

peerless

[ˈpɪəlɪs] ADJsin par, incomparable

peerless

[ˈpɪərləs] adj (= without equal) → incomparable, sans égalpeer pressure peer group pressure ninfluence f de l'entouragepeer review n [academic paper] → révision f par des collègues

peerless

adj, peerlessly

peerless

[ˈpɪəlɪs] adj (frm) → impareggiabile, senza pari

peer1

(piə) noun
1. a nobleman (in Britain, one from the rank of baron upwards).
2. a person's equal in rank, merit or age. The child was disliked by his peers; (also adjective) He is more advanced than the rest of his peer group.
ˈpeerage (-ridʒ) noun
1. a peer's title or status. He was granted a peerage.
2. (often with plural verb when considered as a number of separate individuals) all noblemen as a group. The peerage has/have many responsibilities.
ˈpeeress noun
1. the wife or widow of a peer.
2. a woman who is a peer in her own right.
ˈpeerless adjective
without equal; better than all others. Sir Galahad was a peerless knight.
References in classic literature ?
He, Whiskey Dick, the solicited escort of these two beautiful and peerless girls
From the moment Ichabod laid his eyes upon these regions of delight, the peace of his mind was at an end, and his only study was how to gain the affections of the peerless daughter of Van Tassel.
Here was the headquarters of Durham's Pure Leaf Lard, of Durham's Breakfast Bacon, Durham's Canned Beef, Potted Ham, Deviled Chicken, Peerless Fertilizer!
Of Richmond, gentlemen," said Drummle, putting me out of the question, "and a peerless beauty.
So with a lofty bearing and determination he fixed himself firmly in his stirrups, got his lance ready, brought his buckler before his breast, and planting himself in the middle of the road, stood waiting the approach of these knights-errant, for such he now considered and held them to be; and when they had come near enough to see and hear, he exclaimed with a haughty gesture, "All the world stand, unless all the world confess that in all the world there is no maiden fairer than the Empress of La Mancha, the peerless Dulcinea del Toboso.
The American trapper stands by himself, and is peerless for the service of the wilderness.
As some great bull that lords it over the herds upon the plain, even so did Jove make the son of Atreus stand peerless among the multitude of heroes.
Here the peerless Saladin met the Christian host some seven hundred years ago, and broke their power in Palestine for all time to come.
Then followed his marriage with Gretchen Krass, a Swiss girl of peerless beauty.
Glinda the Good has told me of one way, and you shall now learn how great is the knowledge and power of our peerless Sorceress.
Give him greeting from Sir Nigel Loring, and say that the glove which I bear in my cap belongs to the most peerless and lovely of her sex, whom I am now ready to uphold against any lady whose claim he might be desirous of advancing.
But Bertram saw it all and he at once plunged into the current, exclaiming, `I will save thee, my peerless Geraldine.