world-beater


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world-beat·er

(wûrld′bē′tər)
n.
One that is markedly superior to all others, as in the ability to succeed.
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world-beater

n
a person or thing that surpasses all others in its category; champion
ˈworld-ˌbeating n, adj
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Noun1.world-beater - a competitor who holds a preeminent position
challenger, competitor, contender, rival, competition - the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
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"I'm still a long way off becoming that world-beater in Test cricket," admitted Rashid.
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"To be a world-beater you've got to put your international shirt on and play very well.
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Goalkeeping great Gianluigi Buffon once claimed the ex-Sunderland keeper would become a world-beater following an international between Italy and Scotland six years ago.
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