Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that is conspicuous by virtue of excellence or superiority.

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  • adjective exceptional; noteworthy
  • noun An exceptional or noteworthy person or thing

Etymologies

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