extraordinaire

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

Definition of extraordinaire

  1. :  extraordinary —used postpositively a chef extraordinaire

Examples of extraordinaire in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of extraordinaire

French


First Known Use: 1940



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