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Definition of "calibre" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of caliber. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "calibre" in a sentence
  • "Only a certain calibre of A-lister can get away with it and Eto'o largely does."
  • "The acting, while not of award calibre, is more than adequate to tell the storywhile the soundtrack is outstanding."
  • "There was no doubt that there was a shortage of dan grades, but dan grades of the standard of the Hut took men of a certain calibre and a long time."