Ahead of the pack

Idiom

Ahead of the Pack

Definition

To be in a leading or advanced position

Examples

He was always ahead of the pack in his studies

The company was ahead of the pack in developing this new technology

Origin

Believed to have originated from the idea of a pack of hunting dogs, where the one in the lead was said to be ahead of the pack.

FAQs

What does it mean to be ahead of the pack?

To be in a leading or advanced position.

What is an example of the idiom ‘ahead of the pack’?

He was always ahead of the pack in his studies.

Where does the phrase ‘ahead of the pack’ come from?

It is believed to have originated from the idea of a pack of hunting dogs, where the one in the lead was said to be ahead of the pack.