Definitions for SUPERˈsu pər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a superintendent, esp. of an apartment house.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
an article of a superior quality, grade, size, etc.
(in beekeeping) the portion of a hive in which honey is stored.
(adj.)of the highest degree, power, etc.:
a super council.
of an extreme or excessive degree:
very good; first-rate; excellent.
(adv.)very; extremely or excessively:
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
Origin of super:
1855–65; independent use of super- (construed as an adj. or adv.), or shortening of words prefixed with it
a prefix occurring orig. in loanwords from Latin, with the basic meaning “above, beyond.” Words formed with super- have the following general senses: “to place or be placed above or over” (superimpose), “a thing placed over another” (superstructure), “situated over” (superficial) and, more figuratively, “an individual, thing, or property that exceeds customary norms or levels” (superconductivity; superman), “something larger, more powerful,
Origin of super-:
< L super (prep. and v. prefix) above, beyond, in addition, to an esp. high degree; akin to Gk hypér (see hyper -), Skt upari; see over
a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
ace, A-one, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, tops(p)(adj)
of the highest quality
"an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"
including more than a specified category
"a super experiment"
"another super skyscraper"
extremely, exceedingly, super, passing(adverb)
to an extreme degree
"extremely cold"; "extremely unpleasant"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
We had a super time.
a super funny man; a super expensive restaurant
a contraction of Supernumerary, in sense 2
Super is a 2005 Telugu film written and directed by Puri Jagannadh. The film stars Akkineni Nagarjuna, Ayesha Takia, Sonu Sood, and Anushka Shetty. Soundtrack of the film was composed by Sandeep Chowta. The film was also dubbed into Hindi and was titled Robbery.
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'SUPER' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2186
Rank popularity for the word 'SUPER' in Adjectives Frequency: #736
Translations for SUPER
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a slang word for extremely good, nice etc
a super new dress.
- مُمْتاز، رائِعArabic
- superPortuguese (BR)
- καταπληκτικόw, σούπερ (λαϊκ.)Greek
- guapísimo, estupendo, tremendoSpanish
- kihvt, superEstonian
- बहुत बड़ाHindi
- super, prvorazredanCroatian
- bagus sekaliIndonesian
- frábært, æðislegtIcelandic
- 극도의, 최고의Korean
- aukščiausios rūšies, geriausios kokybės, aukščiausio laipsnioLithuanian
- super; ekstraLatvian
- super-; flott, herligNorwegian
- ښه ، عالیPashto
- extra, superSlovak
- toppenfin, jättebraSwedish
- süper, şahaneTurkish
- 極好的Chinese (Trad.)
- найвищої якості, першокласнийUkrainian
- نہایت عمدہUrdu
- tuyệt vời, cực kì tốtVietnamese
- 极好的Chinese (Simp.)
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