gem noun

1 jewel

ADJ. precious, priceless

PHRASES dripping with gems a millionairess dripping with gems and pearls | encrusted/studded with gems a belt studded with priceless gems

2 person/thing

ADJ. little | absolute, real The second side of their new album contains some real gems. | hidden She worked in the antiques trade, searching out hidden gems in the most unlikely places. | architectural architectural gems like York Minster

PHRASES a gem of a sth This is a little gem of a flower.