Pronunciation of Ace
/ˈe͡ɪs/, /ˈeɪs/, /ˈeɪ_s/
Synonyms for ace:
cracking, king, plum, past master, singular, diamond, PHAT, knave, deuce, ducky, face card, famous, spade, topflight, far-out, wild card, trump card, picture card, playing card, blue-ribbon, trump, cushdy, badass, deck, dab hand, queen, aviator, tophole, joker, club, smashing, tubular, jack.
in, break, footfault, set, service line, ground stroke, forehand, fault, match point, match, unseeded, mixed doubles, drop shot, double fault, ball boy, advantage, double, let, wimbledon, the Open, break point, net, tennis, lawn tennis, ball girl, love, the Davis Cup.
exhibiting expertise in some activity (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
first-rate, tops, unity, adept, superior, topnotch, tiptop, star, hotshot, pass with flying colors, single, sail through, a-one, whizz, wiz, nail, sensation, whiz, genius, wizard, one, breeze through, super, virtuoso, maven, sweep through.
dab hand, shark.
expert in some activity (noun)
birdie, bogey, bunker, caddy, backswing.
breeze through, nail, pass with flying colors, sail through, sweep through.
Usage examples for ace:
- His father had succeeded within an ace of giving him that which would have created for him family ties, relatives, name and all. - "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.
- Keep cool, my lion- hearted boy, Till second ace is played, And then call out for brandy sour As though your pile was made. - "The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1", Robert H. Newell.
- He pushed aside some bones that were in the niche and dealt an ace and a jack. - "The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere", JosÃ© Rizal.