paragon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “paragon” in the English Dictionary

"paragon" in British English

See all translations

paragonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpær.ə.ɡən/  us   /ˈper.ə.ɡɑːn/
a ​person or thing that is ​perfect or has an ​extremelylargeamount of a ​particular good ​characteristic: In the ​novel, Constanza is a paragon ofvirtue.
(Definition of paragon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"paragon" in American English

See all translations

paragonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpær·əˌɡɑn, -ɡən/
a ​person or thing that is ​perfect or has a ​largeamount of a ​particular good ​characteristic: a paragon of ​virtue
(Definition of paragon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “paragon”
in Spanish dechado, modelo…
in Vietnamese mẫu mực…
in Malaysian contoh yg unggul…
in Thai ตัวอย่างดีเลิศ…
in French modèle…
in German das Muster…
in Chinese (Simplified) 完人,尽善尽美的模范(或典型)…
in Indonesian teladan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 完人,盡善盡美的模範(或典型)…
What is the pronunciation of paragon?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
coeducational

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Word of the Day