Meaning of “head and shoulders above” in the English Dictionary

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"head and shoulders above" in British English

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head and shoulders above

If someone or something is head and shoulders above other people or things, he, she, or it is a lot better than them:

There's no competition - they're head and shoulders above the rest.

(Definition of “head and shoulders above” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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