one in a million

noun phrase

Definition of one in a million

informal
: a person or thing that is very unusual, special, or admired Thanks for all the help you've given me. You're one in a million.

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“One in a million.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one%20in%20a%20million. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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