bee's knees

noun

: a highly admired person or thing : cat's meow

Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bee's knees was in 1921

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Cite this Entry

“Bee's knees.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bee%27s%20knees. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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