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adjective su·perb \su̇-ˈpərb\

Simple Definition of superb

  • : extremely good : excellent or brilliant in a very noticeable way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of superb

  1. :  marked to the highest degree by grandeur, excellence, brilliance, or competence

superbly

adverb

superbness

noun

Examples of superb in a sentence

  1. They've done a superb job.

  2. The performance was absolutely superb.



Origin and Etymology of superb

Latin superbus excellent, proud, from super above + -bus (akin to Old English bēon to be) — more at over, be


First Known Use: 1549

Synonym Discussion of superb

splendid, resplendent, gorgeous, glorious, sublime, superb mean extraordinarily or transcendently impressive. splendid implies outshining the usual or customary <the wedding was a splendid occasion>. resplendent suggests a glowing or blazing splendor <resplendent in her jewelry>. gorgeous implies a rich splendor especially in display of color <a gorgeous red dress>. glorious suggests radiance that heightens beauty or distinction <a glorious sunset>. sublime implies an exaltation or elevation almost beyond human comprehension <a vision of sublime beauty>. superb suggests an excellence reaching the highest conceivable degree <her singing was superb>.

SUPERB Defined for Kids

superb

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adjective su·perb \su̇-ˈpərb\

Definition of superb for Students

  1. :  outstandingly excellent, impressive, or beautiful





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