one of a kind

noun phrase

Definition of one of a kind

: a person or thing that is not like any other person or thing I don't know how we'll ever replace Mary after she retires. She's really one of a kind.

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“One of a kind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one%20of%20a%20kind. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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