2Something that is an outstanding example of its kind, especially in terms of luxury, quality, or size: the aircraft is widely regarded as the Cadillac of commuter planes
More example sentences
- The place has turned from a Porsche into a Cadillac.
- At D we have the Cadillac of diamonds: A colorless stone.
- This is the true Cadillac of the railroad!
from the name of the French explorer Antoine de La Mothe Cadillac (1658–1730), who founded the city of Detroit, where the cars are manufactured.
Definition of Cadillac in:
- The US English dictionary