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Definition of "nonesuch" []

  • A person or thing without equal. (noun)
  • See black medic. (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 "nonesuch" in a sentence
  • "Also of help is that my life is pretty well duplicated in NYC, so can forget about lots of toiletries and nonesuch, which is good since I need to schlepp plenty of books (= heavy, volume)."
  • "A 'nonesuch' is something unrivalled, a paragon, or something like nothing else."
  • "More at www. art "The Moderns" explores modernity in Irish visual art, including paintings by Mainie Jellett, experimental art by Brian O'Doherty and others."