a breed apart

Definition of a breed apart

:more special than others of the same kind
  • Those athletes are a breed apart.

Word by Word Definitions

breed play
  1. : to produce (offspring) by hatching or gestation

  2. : beget

  3. : produce, engender

  1. : a group of usually domesticated animals or plants presumably related by descent from common ancestors and visibly similar in most characters

  2. : a number of persons of the same stock (see 1stock 5b(1))

  3. : class, kind

apart play
  1. : at a little distance

  2. : away from one another in space or time

  3. : as a separate unit : independently

  1. : separate, isolated

  2. : holding different opinions : divided


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