Meaning of above par in English:

above par


  • Better than is usual or expected.

    ‘overall comfort was above par’
    • ‘The sauce, which as you would expect is the key, is invariably under par.’
    • ‘It will strike when its host suffers from a wound such as a small cut, a minor ailment such as a cold, or when the immune system is under par.’
    • ‘With the loss of some key players, the team looked distinctly under par.’
    • ‘Two years ago I was overweight, bloated, lacked energy, fell asleep early in the evenings and generally felt below par.’
    • ‘The jokes seemed to be aimed at an older audience, where as to me, the Simpsons movie felt below par and the jokes fairly stale.’