world-beater

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world-beat·er

(wûrld′bē′tər)
n.
One that is markedly superior to all others, as in the ability to succeed.

world-beater

n
a person or thing that surpasses all others in its category; champion
ˈworld-ˌbeating n, adj
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Noun1.world-beater - a competitor who holds a preeminent position
challenger, competitor, contender, rival, competition - the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
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A READER got in touch after last week's column to ask who I had in mind when writing that England players can look world-beaters for their club alongside foreign stars yet less than average when playing for their country without them.
But the bottom line here was that a producer with an ear for top tunes helped mould Blondie into chart-topping world-beaters. Nice work, all.
We're not world-beaters yet, but we're standing toe-to-toe with some big teams."
"We know they can do it, we believe they can do it, but let's just calm ourselves down a little bit before we start saying that we have world-beaters in our squad.
London, Mar 5 ( ANI ): Retired England off-spinner Graeme Swann has backed limited-overs coach Ashley Giles as the ideal person to replace Andy Flower as England's head coach and make the team 'world-beaters' again.
One more win, after last week's landslide success in the first Investec Test at The Oval, will give the tourists an unassailable series lead - with one match to play - and will mean England have lasted less than a year as official world-beaters.
Andy Flower has warned england's world-beaters to remain hungry or face losing their places to a new generation.
JONATHAN Trott has been named England's cricketer of the year - and hopes his team-mates can follow suit by becoming world-beaters.
Now released officially in its entirety, this is Nirvana's finest hour - the 1992 headline slot at Reading that confirmed Kurt Cobain & Co as world-beaters. Captured on CD and DVD, it's a blistering set, Cobain's distorted guitar and Krist Novoselic's scuzzy bass driven by Dave Grohl's ferocious drumming.
In any endeavour, we can all appear to be world-beaters if we are opposed by people less gifted than ourselves.
So what else might we be making that the world needs, that would at the same time make us the world-beaters we know we can be?
They are down to fourth in the table, well behind Stoke and Watford - hardly world-beaters.