a man among men

a man among men

A man who is particularly special, outstanding, or otherwise noteworthy when compared to other men. Sal's a natural leader, a man among men. People really listen to him. I don't want some average Joe filling this position—I want a man among men. The best of the best. Your dad was such a kind soul, always willing to lend a hand or be a listening ear. He was truly a man among men.
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