consummate consummate  /ˈkɑn sə mət/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
  2. (v) fulfill sexually
  3. (v) make perfect; bring to perfection
  4. (adj) perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities
  5. (adj) without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

Usage(s):

  1. The group was struggling with the task till Niven did it with consummate ease.
  2. Greg used his consummate political skill and influence to get the approval of the project.
  3. Messi is recognized today is a consummate play maker for Argentina.

News

  1. Kevin Haskin: Hall inductee Wilson got it right as umpire

    Breaking a color barrier required something of a colorless approach for Gene Wilson. As one of the first black umpires to work many levels of baseball in northeast Kansas and beyond, Wilson was the consummate professional.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal

  2. Street View sends you on a virtual vacation

    Google Street View now takes you on a tour of the canals in Copenhagen, Denmark, including the statue honoring Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid. (Credit: Screenshot by Seth Rosenblatt/CNET) Of the virtues of travel, Mark Twain once wrote, "The gentle reader will never, never know what a consummate ass he can become until he goes abroad." Google updated Maps on Thursday with 1,001 ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. EDMbiz Announces Panels, Nightclub Party Schedule and New Speakers Including Pete Tong, Afrojack and Steve Aoki

    Adding to an already extensive agenda, EDMbiz is proud to announce the next round of speakers for this year's event, June 18 - 20, 2013. Consummate tastemaker, music supervisor, KCRW music director and ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We're thrilled to have Kevin O'Neill as our men's basketball coach," said Garrett. "Kevin is the consummate coach. He knows his Xs and Os, he's an excellent recruiter and he is very in tune with the academic side of a player's collegiate...
    on Jun 20, 2009 By: Mike Garrett Source: Kansas City Star

  2. Peace added: "As ever, Graham is being a consummate professional and getting on with his pre-season training. We are now looking forward to seeing him play an integral part for the club in the Barclays Premier League next season."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jeremy Peace Source: The Press Association

  3. Franklin says in a statement that "Rice is a consummate classical pianist" and that since I sing the arias, I thought that we could do something, a bipartisan effort for our favorite charities."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Aretha Franklin Source: The Associated Press

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