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Line breaks: extra|or¦din¦aire
Pronunciation: /ɪkˌstroːdɪˈnɛː

Definition of extraordinaire in English:


[postpositive] informal
Outstanding in a particular capacity: the noted Hollywood middleman extraordinaire
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  • By repute a procrastinator extraordinaire, the Irishman insists he remains on the trail of the same transfer targets he earmarked at the beginning of the summer.
  • But for me, good old reliable David, door opener extraordinaire, will always be the invisible man and the person I like to call my role model.
  • Since comedienne extraordinaire Joan Rivers drifted back to the United States, Edinburgh has been a much less entertaining place.


1940s: French, 'extraordinary'.

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