extraordinaire extraordinaire  /ˌɛk strə ˈɔr dɪ ˌnɛr/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) extraordinary in a particular capacity

Usage(s):

  1. In the Washington Post today, screw-loose wingnut extraordinaire John Bolton has a column in which he advocates an Israeli strike against Iran.
  2. She is an affirmative action case extraordinaire and she has put down white men in favor of Latina women.
  3. Apple trendsetter extraordinaire has put the button on notice.

News

  1. The characters

    Bill Hanstock : Pancake eater extraordinaire Pete Holby : Also enjoys small cakes The scoreboard:
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. Eric Sommer Sets Sights on Chicago, Midwest and Ann Arbor, Michigan; Pop Roots Americana Artist Eric Sommer Takes ...

    Eric Sommer - singer, songwriter and guitar player extraordinaire - sets up shop in The Midwest for a June Tour that starts in Winona, Minnesota and finishes in Athens, Ohio; Mr. Sommer has played through the Central US area for the past few years and his new record is generating interest and airplay in Chicago, Nashville, Los Angeles and London. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Local gridders picked

    Bartlesville High School dynamo Slade Nordic and Nowata High School lineman extraordinaire Skyler Wood have been selected among the VYPE magazine preseason Top 100 high school football players statewide, going into the 2013 season. The players attended Sunday a photo shoot in Oklahoma City for the honor.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Quotes

  1. "Should the Celtics prove victorious, we will generously permit Hollywood legend and Lakers fan extraordinaire, Jack Nicholson, to don green and film a commercial touting Old North Church, the Common, and all there is to see in Boston,"...
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Antonio Villaraigosa Source: Boston Globe (blog)

  2. "Valerie is the girlfriend and neighbor you wish you had. She lives her life with the same passion that our viewers do," said Rachael Ray. "It is really exciting for me to have her as our 'correspondent extraordinaire.'"
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: Rachael Ray Source: Earthtimes

  3. "This tour is a tribute to the man who changed music with unparalleled innovation and creativity, a musician extraordinaire. It's a tribute to him and joyful celebration of what he gave us," Cox said in a statement.
    on Oct 10, 2007 By: Billy Cox Source: Undercover Music News

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