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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 ?
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."
After wearying one's self with the acres of stuffy, sappy, expressionless babies that populate the canvases of the Old Masters of Italy, it is refreshing to stand before this peerless child and feel that thrill which tells you you are at last in the presence of the real thing.
Master Doctor Faustus, since our conference about fair ladies, which was the beautifulest in all the world, we have determined with ourselves that Helen of Greece was the admirablest lady that ever lived: therefore, Master Doctor, if you will do us so much favour as to let us see that peerless dame of Greece, whom all the world admires for majesty, we should think ourselves much beholding unto you.
Gentlemen, For that I know your friendship is unfeign'd, It is not Faustus' custom to deny The just request of those that wish him well: You shall behold that peerless dame of Greece, No otherwise for pomp or majesty Than when Sir Paris cross'd the seas with her, And brought the spoils to rich Dardania.
"Of Richmond, gentlemen," said Drummle, putting me out of the question, "and a peerless beauty."
Much he knew about peerless beauties, a mean miserable idiot!
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."
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