peer·​less | \ ˈpir-ləs How to pronounce peerless (audio) \

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Examples of peerless in a Sentence

As an athlete he is peerless. the show's enduring success was a testimony to the peerless talents of its ensemble cast
Recent Examples on the Web The volumetrics, particle effects, and terrain generation systems on display are currently peerless in PC gaming. Ars Staff, Ars Technica, "Ars Technica’s best games of 2020," 22 Dec. 2020 Beyond his peerless route-running and elite hands, Kelce’s game-day acumen is off the charts. Tim Bielik, cleveland, "Kansas City Chiefs vs. New Orleans Saints free live stream (12/20/20): How to watch, TV options, live updates, odds," 20 Dec. 2020 The new season of The Crown, Netflix’s peerless depiction of the second Elizabethan age, contains exactly one sympathetic character. Graham Hillard, Washington Examiner, "Queen and country," 10 Dec. 2020 Fans of 1980s fashion and cigarette ads might enjoy New York magazine, but the true jewel of the collection is the entire run of Life magazine, a peerless time capsule of middle-American culture. James Lileks, Star Tribune, "Online archives let you explore America's attic – from comedy and radio to newspapers of yore," 9 Nov. 2020 His peerless genius is a bit of a self-fulfilling prophecy. Sheldon Pearce, The New Yorker, "Kendrick Lamar and the Mantle of Black Genius," 26 Oct. 2020 The trouble this time was not Mr. Pence’s skill set on this front, which remains peerless. Matt Flegenheimer, New York Times, "Pence, Peerless Trump Defender, Confronts His Limits," 8 Oct. 2020 Setter/hitter Kennedi Orr is the most versatile player in the state and a peerless leader. Star Tribune, "Metro volleyball story lines: A fall season, always Eagan, worthy challengers," 7 Oct. 2020 The peerless American dramatic soprano Christine Goerke will star in the key role of Brünnhilde. Mark Stryker,, "Michigan Opera Theatre lands ‘genius’ Yuval Sharon as artistic director," 9 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of peerless

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Peerless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of peerless

: having no equal : better than all others


peer·​less | \ ˈpir-ləs How to pronounce peerless (audio) \

Kids Definition of peerless

: having no equal

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