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English definition of “out and away”

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out and away

old-fashioned
used with superlatives to mean by a great amount: She is out and away the best student I have ever taught.
Translations of “out and away”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無可比擬的(用於形容最高級)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无可比拟的(用于形容最高级)…
(Definition of out and away from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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