HyperDic: nonpareil

English > 4 senses of the word nonpareil:
ADJECTIVEallnonpareil, matchless, one, one and only, peerless, unmatched, unmatchable, unrivaled, unrivalledeminent beyond or above comparison
NOUNperson nonpareil, ideal, paragon, saint, apotheosis, nonesuch, nonsuchmodel of excellence or perfection of a kind
foodnonpareilcolored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies
foodnonpareila flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar
English > nonpareil: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningEminent beyond or above comparison.
Example "the team's nonpareil center fielder"
Synonymsmatchless, one, one and only, peerless, unmatched, unmatchable, unrivaled, unrivalled
Broaderincomparable, uncomparableSuch that comparison is impossible
Spanishincomparable, inigualable, inmejorable, insuperable
Catalanimmillorable, incomparable, inigualable, insuperable
English > nonpareil: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningmodel of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal.
Synonymsideal, paragon, saint, apotheosis, nonesuch, nonsuch
Narrowerclass actsomeone who shows impressive and stylish excellence
humdingersomeone of remarkable excellence
jimdandy, jimhickey, crackerjacksomeone excellent of their kind
Broadermodel, role modelsomeone worthy of imitation
Spanishdechado, modelo
Catalanmodel
English > nonpareil: 4 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningcolored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies.
Broadersweet, confectionA food rich in sugar
English > nonpareil: 4 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningA flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar.
Broaderchocolate candycandy made with chocolate

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