Meaning of “perfect” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈpɜːfɪkt/
Extra Examples
You can't expect to be perfect - after all, it was only your first lesson.These shoes are a perfect fit.He was a perfect gentleman.The pearl has several blemishes so is far from perfect.This fossil is a perfect specimen.

A2 without fault, or as good as possible:

James is a perfect husband and father.
Her performance was perfect.

exactly right for someone or something:

You'd be perfect for the job.
The weather's just perfect for a picnic.
TO EMPHASIZE [ always before noun ]

used to emphasize a noun:

His suggestion makes perfect sense.

(Definition of “perfect adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)