Sentence Examples


  • Dorothy Lamour: World War II pin-up, singer and backup to Bing Crosby and Bob Hope in the Road to... series of films, Lamour was the quintessential B-movie actor during her era.
  • Whether you speak French fluently, or simply wish to express your love for somebody in French because it's the quintessential language of love, you are certainly not alone.
  • Goodfellas (1990) – The quintessential Mafia film had some steep competition that year, including The Godfather Part III, Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in Ghost, and Robin Williams' Awakenings.
  • Featuring a loner (and arguable a loser), the quintessential tough-guy down on his luck, the online playing field, the mysterious female sidekick, Neuromancer won both the Hugo and the Nebula awards.
  • The Mojito has rapidly become the quintessential drink of the summer, challenging such classics as gin and tonics, margaritas, mint juleps, daiquiris, and the ever-popular martini.