Meaning of the bee's knees in English:

the bee's knees

Translate the bee's knees into Spanish


  • An outstandingly good person or thing.

    • ‘I hope she'll look back and realise there were 10 other people in that house who all thought she was the bee's knees.’
    • ‘It was pale blue crepe with a cowl neckline and quite fitted with cuffed sleeves and a necklace made of white beads - I thought I was the bee's knees in it.’
    • ‘It's the bee's knees, the dog's tuxedo, I absolutely love it.’
    • ‘Arts group chairman Allan Buck, said: ‘This festival is going to be the bee's knees.’’
    • ‘By the end of today you will walk into a room thinking you are the bee's knees.’
    • ‘I bought a digital camera which is simply the bee's knees.’
    • ‘For fans, though, it's the bee's knees and you wouldn't want to not own it.’
    • ‘Natural lighting in all the wards, air-conditioning throughout, it was meant to be the bee's knees.’
    • ‘You think you have all the answers, and that you're the bee's knees, but you're not.’
    • ‘Broadband is the bee's knees, according to business bosses in Britain.’
    best, finest, pride, prize, treasure, glory, wonder, flower, pearl, jewel, the jewel in the crown, masterpiece, chef-d'œuvre, leading light, pick, choice, paragon, prime, cream, the crème de la crème, elite, elect