extraordinaire meaning, extraordinaire definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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extraordinaire

  
  
If you describe someone as being, for example, a musician extraordinaire, you are saying in a slightly humorous way that you think they are an extremely good musician.      adj   n ADJ  
...George Kuchar, film-maker extraordinaire.     
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