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The best in one's profession, vocation, or other activity; one whose talent far surpasses all others; inarguably the greatest of all time in a specific field. Frequently applied to athletes. Often hyperbole.
"Pat Kiernan is the Michael Jordan of newspaper reading."

"Roger Federer may prove to be the Michael Jordan of tennis."

"He was the self-proclaimed Michael Jordan of truck loaders."

Reinhold Messner = Michael Jordan of climbing.

Dr. Gary Becker = Michael Jordan of economics.

Art Thiel = Michael Jordan of Seattle sports writers.

Dr. Vaughn Starnes = Michael Jordan of children’s heart surgery.

Leszek Pawlowicz = Michael Jordan of game shows.

Marco Foyot = Michael Jordan of pétanque.

Michael Jordan = Michael Jordan of statistical learning theory.
by Ali La Pointe March 19, 2006
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The best basketball player. Ever. Period. Overrated fucks like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James can't even hold a candle up to him.
by Adrian July 01, 2006
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The only athlete in history to say his own name when he lets off that incredible jump shot
Announcer: Jordan come's up from the left hand side of the arc, jukes to the top of the key, FADE'S AWAY!

Michael Jordan: JORDAN!!!!

Announcer: MJ is money yet again

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Large shiny rims. Usually 23" to be exact. Hence the name "Michael Jordan" whose number was 23.
Jackson's ride is now pimped outbecause he has michael jordans.
by Perry April 07, 2004
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Jordan has been retired a few years now. But, yeah, look at the tapes. Pretty awesome stuff. The gravity defying dunks, the spectacular adjustments made in mid-air for aweseome scores, the stellar defence, the many--MANY--dramatic game winning shots, the immaculate teamwork--Pippen, Grant, Rodman, Kerr, Kukoc, Harper, Cartwright, Paxton--none of them guys would have had a career or endorcements if not for being part of Jordan' supporting cast, and the three-peats acheived TWICE...all of these little acheivments make Michael Jordan--his "Airness"--the best of ALL TIME. PERIOD!
Last nite Reggie Miller talked some some smack and Michael Jordan lit him up for 55 points.
by Carlos Mack December 10, 2007
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