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world–beater

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noun world–beat·er \ˈwərl(d)-ˌbē-tər\

Simple Definition of world–beater

  • : someone or something that is better than all others of the same kind

Full Definition of world–beater

  1. :  one that excels all others of its kind :  champion

Circa 1888

First Known Use of world–beater

circa 1888


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