Definitions of super

  1.   A prefix signifying above, over, beyond, and hence often denoting in a superior position, in excess, over and above, in addition, exceedingly; as in superimpose, supersede, supernatural, superabundance.
  2.   A contraction of Supernumerary, in sense 2.
  3.   a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
  4.   extremely large; " another super skyscraper"
  5.   ( informal) 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"
  6.   Above; over; beyond. ( 1) Above in position; as, superscription. ( 2) Above in degree or amount; excessive; as, superabundant.
  7.   A prefix formerly much used to denote that the ingredient to the name of which it was prefixed was present in a large, or unusually large, proportion as compared with the other ingredients; as in calcium superphosphate. It has been superseded by per-, bi-, di-, acid, etc. ( as peroxide, bicarbonate, disulphide, and acid sulphate), which retain the old meanings of super-, but with sharper definition. Cf. Acid, a., Bi-, Di-, and Per-.
  8.   A prefix signifying " above"; over; in excess; super has sometimes the French form sur.
  9.   A prefix to words of Latin derivation, signifying in excess, above, superior, or in the upper part of; often the same as supra; it corresponds to the Greek prefix hyper-.
  10.   A Latin prefix signifying over, above, beyond.
  11.   to an extreme degree; " the house was super clean for Mother's visit"
  12.   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"
  13.   including more than a specified category; " a super experiment"

Quotes of super

  1. Inspiration may be a form of super -consciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self -consciousness. – Aaron Copland
  2. I still have highs and lows, just like any other person. What's missing is the lack of control over the super highs, which became destructive, and the super lows, which are immediately destructive. – Patty Duke
  3. I would have loved to have played for Joe Gibbs. Look at his record of winning three Super Bowls. – John Elway
  4. MRSA, which is a kind of super bug mutant, is killing 10, 000 people a year in Britain. – George Galloway
  5. I'm not unknown, yet I'm not super famous where I can't go anywhere. – Justin Guarini
  6. I'd like to provide information, inspiration, and access to whatever goods and services are needed to make it super easy for everyone to change their lifestyle to a sustainable one. – Daryl Hannah
  7. I'm a sample of Jesus. I'm a super being. – Benny Hinn
  8. And they're also very good at math, these super boogers, and so they teach Billy the ways of mathematics. – William Joyce
  9. Super Troopers is hilarious. Everybody always thought we somehow- we did Reno way, way before any of us had seen Super Troopers. It sat on the shelf for a couple years. – Thomas Lennon
  10. Pete Rozelle used television to get the game to the American public by creating the Super Bowl and making it the biggest sporting event in the world. – Will McDonough
  11. 2004 was a great year for Boston! The Patriots won the Super Bowl! Boston hosted its first national political convention! And- the Red Sox won the World Series! – Thomas Menino
  12. It's funny, but when there are dominant teams, there are a number of people who rail about the fact that they're always seeing the Dallas Cowboys or the San Francisco 49ers or the Green Bay either in the playoffs or in the Super Bowl. – Al Michaels
  13. I was working as an art and tech researcher in '84. At that time there had been a small government program of assistance for artists for at least three or four years. I was working with Super 8 film then. And video in '85 and public radio in the early '80s. – Francesca da Rimini
  14. I thought it was time to get a group together and the first person I thought of was Wayne Shorter. I called Wayne and in the meantime, Wayne called me to make an album with him, which was Super Nova. – Miroslav Vitous
  15. Immortality... Is that a super power? – Mark Wahlberg

Usage examples for super

  1. That her dear chum should be working against her higher voice, her super self, troubled her. ” – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  2. Air Guardsmen who had witnessed the flying game of tag between these two super air machines had told of it through the press and over the radio. ” – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  3. These super bright young men with their sharp blue eyes. ” – We’re Civilized! by Mark Clifton and Alex Apostolides
  4. Safe, tested Super anti- gerasone costs you only a few dollars a day. ” – The Big Trip Up Yonder by Kurt Vonnegut
  5. After years of research, medical science has now developed Super anti- gerasone! ” – The Big Trip Up Yonder by Kurt Vonnegut
  6. But of all this, of course, neither Mr. Merrill nor his super had any idea. ” – The Border Boys Across the Frontier by Fremont B. Deering
  7. Eventually you will shoot consistently in the four hundreds; and that is about as far as you will go unless you devote yourself to the target game, and confine yourself to its lighter tackle and the super refinements of its delicate technique. ” – Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope
  8. This spirit wages the last campaign of reaction against the spirit of illumination which passed into this century from the last, and also against the super national ideas of French revolutionary romanticism and of English and American insipidity in the reconstruction of state and society. ” – Human, All-Too-Human, Part II by Friedrich Nietzsche
  9. Here, then was the Intellect that ruled the tribe, the super termite, the master mind of the mound! ” – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst
  10. The hollow becomes filled with water, which is slowly more and more charged with the salts brought down, till saturated; then super saturated, so that the salts become precipitated, or perhaps crystallised out, maybe by the presence of more or other salts, or by a change in temperature. ” – The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones by John Mastin
  11. She had had talking dolls before, and dolls that closed their eyes; she recognized this one, indeed, as a sort of super doll, but her little mind was modern, too, and set no limits on what might be accomplished. ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  12. “ I felt myself a super man. ” – The Coming of the Ice by G. Peyton Wertenbaker
  13. It would be unfair and untrue to call this new system a super state, for it is nothing of the sort; but it would be in a sense untrue also to say that this new system is merely a development of the Covenant itself; it is the sort of change that one might call a development if it had taken two or three generations or a century to bring it about; but not properly to be called a development when it all comes at once. ” – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller
  14. With an almost super human strength he writhed beneath me from the bed, and we fell together with a full but heavy crash upon the floor. ” – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  15. “ A colonial governor is a super Parliamentary authority, animated by a wisdom which is probably in quantity considerable, and is different from that of the local Parliament, even if not above it. ” – The English Constitution by Walter Bagehot
  16. “ I mean, well, suppose you were an actor- manager, you wouldn't like to be called a super would you? ” – The Gem Collector by P. G. Wodehouse
  17. Perhaps, in that super mundane region, we may be amused with seeing the fallacy of our own guesses, and even the nothingness of those labors which have filled and agitated our own time here. ” – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  18. “ " You're super said Steve. ” – Man to Man by Jackson Gregory
  19. Those who are philosophically inclined may suspect that some of this super excellence lay in the keen appetites of the men. ” – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  20. Why this colony is turning into a glorified, super refined Birdie's Rest for old men. ” – Martyr by Alan Edward Nourse

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