next-level

adjective
next-lev·​el | \ ˈnekst-ˌle-vəl How to pronounce next-level (audio) \

Definition of next-level

informal
: surpassing others : uncommonly good or impressive But even though I love complaints and complainers, even though I am still technically a next-level complainer myself, a complainer who can elevate her complaints to a kind of art form …— Heather Havrilesky It's a testament to how good our coaches are at developing next-level players that we kind of expect we could lose a couple players to the Olympics.— Sydney Baldwin

First Known Use of next-level

1995, in the meaning defined above

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“Next-level.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/next-level. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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