Definition of second to none in English:

second to none


  • The best, worst, fastest, etc.

    ‘the group has a reputation that is second to none in the building industry’
    • ‘This is a country that's proven second to none when it comes to putting curling on the TV airwaves.’
    • ‘This was a much deserved honour to a truly wonderful lady, gifted by God with a musical talent second to none.’
    • ‘The character design is second to none, and they've really taken advantage of the machine's strengths.’
    • ‘They are, in fact, proving that they are second to none in developing creative attributes.’
    • ‘In training, I've seen him working really hard and his attitude is second to none.’
    • ‘The journalists who work for this newspaper are some of the best in the country and their ethics are second to none.’
    • ‘The food was quite wonderful, the atmosphere perfect and the welcome second to none.’
    • ‘To put the record straight, the UK nuclear submarine flotilla has a nuclear safety record second to none.’
    • ‘The welcome extended to them was second to none and the children will have many happy memories of their visit.’
    • ‘He worked harder than anyone and his course management was second to none.’
    incomparable, matchless, unrivalled, inimitable, beyond compare, unparalleled, without parallel, unequalled, without equal, unmatched, in a class of its own, beyond comparison, peerless, unsurpassed, unsurpassable, nonpareil, unique
    perfect, consummate, rare, exquisite, transcendent, surpassing, superlative, supreme
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