`world-,beater noun count MAINLY BRITISH MAINLY JOURNALISM
someone or something that is better than all other similar people or things

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • world beater — world beaters also world beater N COUNT If you describe a person or thing as a world beater, you mean that they are better than most other people or things of their kind. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • world-beater — world .beater n someone or something that is the best at a particular activity >world beating adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • world-beater — ► NOUN ▪ a person or thing that is better than all others in its field …   English terms dictionary

  • world-beater — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms world beater : singular world beater plural world beaters mainly journalism someone or something that is better than all other similar people or things This team are hardly world beaters …   English dictionary

  • world-beater — noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position • Syn: ↑king, ↑queen • Hypernyms: ↑rival, ↑challenger, ↑competitor, ↑competition, ↑contender * * * ˈworld beater …   Useful english dictionary

  • world-beater — n. an aggressive and ambitious person. □ She’s not a world beater, but she’s efficient. □ They hired an alleged world beater to manage the office …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • world beater — a person who tries to be the best in the world, set the world on fire    My coach said, You don t have to be a world beater. Just be the best you can be …   English idioms

  • world-beater — see world beater …   English dictionary

  • world-beater — world beat·er (wûrldʹbē tər) n. One that is markedly superior to all others, as in the ability to succeed. * * * …   Universalium

  • world-beater — world record holder …   English contemporary dictionary

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