Definition of a breed apart in English:

a breed apart

phrase

  • A kind of person that is very different from the norm:

    ‘health-service staff are a breed apart with their dedication to duty’
    • ‘Diplomacy enthusiasts have always been a breed apart from the mainstream of the hobby.’
    • ‘These ghosts are a breed apart from the usual homeless types who inhabit such dwellings.’
    • ‘While the Danes, Swedes and Norwegians are of the same race with similar languages, the Finns are a breed apart.’
    • ‘Regular callers to these programmes are a breed apart.’
    • ‘English directors are a breed apart and unlike anything we have in this country.’