über-

prefix
\ ˈü-bər How to pronounce über- (audio) , ˈᵫ-bər \
variants: or less commonly uber-

Definition of über-

1 : being a superlative example of its kind or class : super- übernerd
2 : to an extreme or excessive degree : super- übercool

History and Etymology for über-

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

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“über-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%BCber-. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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über-

prefix
How to pronounce über- (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of über-

informal
used to indicate that someone is a great or extreme example of a particular kind of person
: better, larger, or greater than

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