[ UK /nˌɒnpˈeəɹɪl/ ]
- a flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar
- model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
- colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies
eminent beyond or above comparison
the team's nonpareil center fielder
she's one girl in a million
unrivaled mastery of her art
a peerless scholar
wrote with unmatchable clarity
the one and only Muhammad Ali
infamy unmatched in the Western world
How To Use nonpareil In A Sentence
- I began to suspect as much when I went shopping for storage containers to hold my jars of jimmies, nonpareils, sanding sugars, edible glitter, and three different sizes of silver and gold dragees.
- Capers range from about the size of petite green peas - called "nonpareil," a product of France - to almost twice that size. MailTribune.com Latest Headlines
- His status as the nonpareil of his generation may seem so much a given by now that references to it are unnecessary. Times, Sunday Times
- Down the hill is a nonpareil collection of Eskimo, Tlingit, Haida, and other native art at the Alaska Scaling Alaska's Heights
- Of course you would say that Tara, you're a nonpareil in school!
- Tristan and Isolde could not understand how their moment of nonpareil bliss might sustain a lifetime's happiness in the everyday world.
- Imagine a cuisine that carries an nonpareil aroma of Portugal, covered with exotic Indian spices and soaked in the inescapable katzenjammer of Goa's favourite drink.
- Two years ago, Rothbart took this lifelong hobby and turned it into a nonpareil magazine.
- Watching him translate for his father, Kyle seems unfazed about his nonpareil ability, remaining nonchalant to the film crew buzzing round him.
- More or less arbitrary names -- such as minion, bourgeois, brevier, and nonpareil, -- were formerly used; but what is called the point-system is now practically universal, although its unit, the "point," is not everywhere the same. A Librarian's Open Shelf