the bee's knees

plural noun

informal + old-fashioned
: an excellent or much liked person or thing
She's the bee's knees.

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Recent Examples on the Web Nearly 100 years later, the bee's knees cocktail has charmed its way through the century. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 17 Dec. 2023

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“The bee's knees.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20bee%27s%20knees. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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