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über-

prefix \ˈü-bər, ˈue-bər\

Simple Definition of über-

  • —used to indicate that someone is a great or extreme example of a particular kind of person

  • : better, larger, or greater than

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of über-

  1. 1 :  being a superlative example of its kind or class :  super- <übernerd>

  2. 2 :  to an extreme or excessive degree :  super- <übercool>

Variants of über-

also uber- \ˈü-bər, ˈue-bər\

Origin of über-

German, from über over, beyond, from Old High German ubar — more at over


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