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also non·such  (nŭn′sŭch′)
1. A person or thing without equal.

none′such′ adj.
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(ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ) or


1. archaic a matchless person or thing; nonpareil
2. (Plants) another name for black medick
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or non•such


a person or thing without equal.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonesuch - model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
crackerjack, jimdandy, jimhickey - someone excellent of their kind; "he's a jimdandy of a soldier"
role model, model - someone worthy of imitation; "every child needs a role model"
class act - someone who shows impressive and stylish excellence
humdinger - someone of remarkable excellence; "a humdinger of a secretary"
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A person or thing so excellent as to have no equal or match:
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