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Definition of "nonpareil" []

  • Having no equal; peerless: the Yankees' nonpareil center fielder. (adjective)
  • A person or thing that has no equal; a paragon. (noun)
  • See painted bunting. (noun)
  • A small, flat chocolate drop covered with white pellets of sugar. (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 "nonpareil" in a sentence
  • "My greatest discovery on this front has been Vida Vida's stupendous leather weekend bag, aka the nonpareil of luggagery £195, ."
  • "Smith had acknowledged this in his "True Relation," where he referred to her as the "nonpareil" of"
  • "Capers range from about the size of petite green peas - called "nonpareil," a product of France - to almost twice that size."