What does the word peerless mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Peerlessly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Of unequaled excellence.

Usage examples for peerless

  1. " Thou sayest truth," said Sir Tristram; " for Sir Lancelot, as all men know, is peerless in courtesy and knighthood, and for the great love I bear to his name I will not willingly fight more with thee his kinsman." – The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights by James Knowles
  2. Each believed the other matched with a bold bad man, who was always scheming something- they never quite understood what- against her own peerless lord; each on seeing the other, hoping that Heaven would defend the right and change the hearts of her enemies, or, at all events confound their politics; and each, with a sort of awful second- sight, when they viewed one another across the street, beholding her neighbour draped in a dark film of thunder- cloud, and with a sheaf of pale lightning, instead of a fan flickering in her hand. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. The number of pieces entering into the composition of the Peerless was six thousand. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding