nonpareil nonpareil

Definition(s):

  1. (n) model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
  2. (n) colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies
  3. (n) a flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar
  4. (adj) eminent beyond or above comparison

Usage(s):

  1. And so on Tuesday night he will stride across the red carpet, accompanied by that nonpareil paparazzi magnet Angelina Jolie, for the screening of Changeling.
  2. Credit those residual shivers to a nonchalant, nonpareil master of the creep-out.
  3. And as a one-man team--both lyricist and composer--he's likewise a nonpareil.

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