a cut above

idiom

: better than other people or things
All of his books are good, but this one is a cut above (the rest).
She's a cut above the other competitors and should win easily.

Examples of a cut above in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Verdant gardens webbed with meandering pathways set the scene for a bohemian, beachy experience, where the commitment to wellness and sustainability is a cut above, even in its impressive culinary program. Meagan Drillinger, Travel + Leisure, 7 July 2024 Besides being easy to clean and having removable footbeds for your own insoles, the shoelace caps match the gold heel tabs—a stylish touch that elevates these gems a cut above your usual sneakers. Jake Henry Smith, Glamour, 28 June 2024 While modern low-top sneaks may be plentiful, some are a cut above the rest. Grace Smith, Peoplemag, 25 June 2024 And another offers a potential reason why the spray bottle is just a cut above other cups and bottles. Beth Ann Mayer, Parents, 22 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for a cut above 

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“A cut above.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20cut%20above. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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