match·​less | \ ˈmach-ləs How to pronounce matchless (audio) \

Definition of matchless

: having no equal : peerless a matchless view of the valley

Other Words from matchless

matchlessly adverb

Examples of matchless in a Sentence

The museum has a matchless collection of paintings. the matchless beauty and grandeur of Yosemite Valley
Recent Examples on the Web Endlessly curious, phenomenally talented and endowed with a work ethic that would shame a 20-something, Dame Helen Mirren has survived, thrived and transformed through six decades of a matchless career while still remaining indelibly herself. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 25 Feb. 2022 The tragedy in El Salvador shows that Bitcoin's a disaster for buying and selling things, and that the dollar's a matchless currency. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 20 Jan. 2022 Molière, the matchless Mozartean writer of comedies, is, however improbably, at the heart of a new debate in Paris. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, 1 Feb. 2022 Second, Lynch saw that the virus furnished a matchless opportunity to spotlight what a CVS can do. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 4 Oct. 2021 To be able to see it at last in the company of the five paintings that preceded it is a matchless gift. Washington Post, 19 Aug. 2021 Leave it to Amanpour to not waste any time championing women’s health—and to do so with matchless grace and courage. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, 15 June 2021 Indeed, the matchless American collection of Impressionist pictures in the Art Institute of Chicago would not be immune from the same reproach. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, 19 Oct. 2020 That contradicts its fans portrayal of Big Tech as a matchless growth machine. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 16 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of matchless

circa 1530, in the meaning defined above

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“Matchless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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match·​less | \ ˈmach-ləs How to pronounce matchless (audio) \

Kids Definition of matchless

: having no equal : better than any other of the same kind

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