über-

prefix

ˈü-bər How to pronounce über- (audio)
ˈᵫ-bər
variants or less commonly uber-
1
: being a superlative example of its kind or class : super-
übernerd
2
: to an extreme or excessive degree : super-
übercool

Word History

Etymology

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

Dictionary Entries Near über-

Cite this Entry

“über-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%BCber-. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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