Examples of par excellence in a Sentence
sophisticated cuisine that is obviously the work of a chef par excellence
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Montverde, an international boarding school, has a basketball program par excellence.
From his hardscrabble beginnings in L.A.'s wild and woolly punk rock scene of the late 1970s, Quintana developed a reputation as a drummer par excellence and later was tapped by Bob Dylan to be part of his touring band in the early 1990s.
For institutional pre-Trump Republicans, Pelosi is perhaps the villainess par excellence, and cutting a deal with her is a Faustian bargain, only without the upfront benefits but all of the soul-selling.
This is pants-off, sitting-in-front-of-the-fan, double-fisting-with-a-glass-of-rosé dinner par excellence.
The eldest son and presumptive heir to the Aga Khan, the immensely wealthy leader of the second-largest branch of Shia Islam, Aly was an international playboy par excellence.
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Origin and Etymology of par excellence
First Known Use: 1695See Words from the same year
par excellence Synonyms
A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, dandy, divine, dynamite, excellent, fab, fabulous, famous, fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, immense, jim-dandy, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, peachy, prime, prize, prizewinning, quality, sensational, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topflight, unsurpassed, wonderful;
out of this world, too much;
PAR EXCELLENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of par excellence for English Language Learners
: better than all others
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