adjective Date: 14th century matchless, incomparable

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  • Peerless — Peer less, a. Having no peer or equal; matchless; superlative. Her peerless feature. Shak. [1913 Webster] Unvailed her peerless light. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Peer less*ly}, adv. {Peer less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • peerless — early 14c., from PEER (Cf. peer) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less) …   Etymology dictionary

  • peerless — surpassing, preeminent, *supreme, superlative, transcendent, incomparable Analogous words: paramount, sovereign, *dominant, predominant: unmatched, unrivaled, unequaled (see affirmative verbs at MATCH) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • peerless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unequalled or unrivalled …   English terms dictionary

  • peerless — [pir′lis] adj. without equal; unrivaled peerlessly adv. peerlessness n …   English World dictionary

  • peerless — [[t]pɪ͟ə(r)ləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is peerless is so beautiful or wonderful that you feel that nothing can equal it. [FORMAL] ...two days of clear sunshine under peerless blue skies. Syn: matchless …   English dictionary

  • Peerless — This unusual and interesting name is the metronymic form of the female personal name Pearl . Metronymics are themselves very uncommon, since European society has been patriarcal for hundreds of years and it was usual for the given name of the… …   Surnames reference

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