from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having no rival or equal; incomparable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Beyond compare, far surpassing any other, unparalleled, without rival.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having no rival; without a competitor; peerless.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having no rival; having no competitor. Having no equal; peerless.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. eminent beyond or above comparison


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