a person or thing that is outstanding or excellent.
Cordell [kawr-del,, kawr-del] /ˈkɔr dɛl,, kɔrˈdɛl/ (Show IPA), 1871–1955, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1933–44; Nobel Peace Prize 1945. Robert Marvin (“Bobby”) born 1939, Canadian ice-hockey player. William, 1753–1825, U.S. general. Official name Kingston-upon-Hull. a seaport in Humberside, in E England, on the Humber River. a city in SE Canada, on the Ottawa River opposite […]
Sir John Boyd, Boyd Orr, Sir John. Robert Gordon (“Bobby”) born 1948, Canadian ice-hockey player. Contemporary Examples Detroit’s Bankruptcy Raises Questions That Go Far Beyond the City Limits Stephen D. Eide July 19, 2013 Saving Detroit: When a Big City Stops Being Big Megan McArdle May 12, 2013 The Republican Occupation of Detroit Sally Kohn […]
a flat, springlike metal hairpin having the prongs held close together by tension. noun (US & Canadian, Austral & NZ) a metal hairpin bent in order to hold the hair in place Brit terms hairgrip, kirby grip n.
socks that reach above the ankle and are sometimes folded down to the ankle. indicating or associated with the wearing of bobbysocks; adolescent: strictly a bobbysocks crowd; the bobbysocks generation. plural noun ankle-length socks worn by teenage girls, esp in the US in the 1940s