Definition of extraordinaire adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪkˌstrɔːdɪˈneə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˌstrɔːrdɪˈner//
(from French, approving, often humorous)
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used after nouns to say that somebody is a good example of a particular kind of person Houdini, escape artist extraordinaire Word Origin 1940s: French, ‘extraordinary’.
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