bar none

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly a shortened form of "to bar none" or "barring none".

Adverb[edit]

bar none

  1. (idiomatic) Without exception; excluding nothing else of the same kind.
    • 1913, Zane Grey, Desert Gold, ch. 4,
      Mexican horses are the finest in the world, bar none.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses, ch. 16,
      . . . Ireland, or something of that sort, which he described in his lengthy dissertation as the richest country bar none on the face of God's earth.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Follows a superlative-modified noun.

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