Definition of Super

1. Noun. A caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector.

Exact synonyms: Superintendent
Generic synonyms: Caretaker



2. Adjective. Of the highest quality. "She is absolutely tops"
Exact synonyms: A-one, Ace, Crack, First-rate, Tiptop, Top-notch, Topnotch, Tops
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Superior

3. Adverb. To an extreme degree. "Extremely unpleasant"
Exact synonyms: Exceedingly, Extremely, Passing
Partainyms: Extreme

4. Adjective. Including more than a specified category. "A super experiment"
Similar to: Comprehensive

5. Adjective. Extremely large. "Another super skyscraper"
Similar to: Big, Large

Definition of Super

1. n. A contraction of Supernumerary, in sense 2.

Definition of Super

1. Adjective. Of excellent quality, superfine. ¹

2. Adjective. better than average, better than usual; wonderful. ¹

3. Adverb. (informal) Very; extremely (used like the prefix ''super-''). ¹

4. Noun. (informal Northeastern US) Abbreviation of superintendent in the sense of a building's resident manager, sometimes clarified as "building super". ¹

5. Noun. (Australia New Zealand informal uncountable) Short form of superannuation, the Australian/New Zealand retirement benefits or pension scheme. ¹

6. Noun. (beekeeping) An empty box placed above the existing boxes of the beehive in order to allow the colony to expand or store additional honey. ¹

7. Verb. (beekeeping) To add or to place a super atop the existing boxes of the beehive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Super

1. to reinforce with a thin cotton mesh, as a book [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Super

sunwards
sunwise
sunyata
suolunite
suovetaurilia
suovetaurilias
suovitaurilia
suovitaurilias
sup
sup-
supawn
supawns
supe
supe up
suped-up
super (current term)
super-
super-Earth
super-Earths
super-delegate
super-duper
super-ego
super-egos
super-heavy water
super-injunction
super-note
super-notes
super-rich
super-user
super-users

Literary usage of Super

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1906)
"... una aera & dimidia jacent super le Hoke, una aera & dimidia super ... versus austrum in una parte campi, super ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Lat. super Mum, over the whole ; see super. and Total. ... See super- and Name ; and see Noun. So also Span, sobrenombre, Ital. soprannome. ..."

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