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extraordinaire

adjective ex·traor·di·naire \ik-ˌstr(r)-də-ˈner, ek-\

Definition of EXTRAORDINAIRE

:  extraordinary —used postpositively <a chef extraordinaire>

Examples of EXTRAORDINAIRE

  1. <the sort of chef extraordinaire who can whip up a fantastic meal, regardless of the ingredients on hand>

Origin of EXTRAORDINAIRE

French
First Known Use: 1940

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