- The definition of par excellence is being the best.
An example of someone showing par excellence is an athlete with the highest records across the board.
par excellence definition by Webster's New World
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in the greatest degree of excellence; beyond comparison; preeminent(ly)
Origin: French literally , by the way of excellence
par excellence definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Being the best or truest of a kind; quintessential: a diplomat par excellence.
Origin: French : par, by + excellence, preeminence.