hy·​per·​ef·​fi·​cient | \ ˌhī-pər-i-ˈfi-shənt How to pronounce hyperefficient (audio) \
variants: or hyper-efficient

Definition of hyperefficient

: extremely efficient hyperefficient employees a hyper-efficient engine The striving for hyperefficient machinery enjoyed its heyday in the late 19th century.— Doug Stewart

Other Words from hyperefficient

hyperefficiency \ ˌhī-​pər-​i-​ˈfi-​shən-​sē How to pronounce hyperefficiency (audio) \ or hyper-efficiency noun
What makes humans human? Is it the pursuit of hyper-efficiency—the 'Silicon Valley' mindset? Or is it irrationality, imperfection and doubt—traits beyond the reach of any non-biological entity? — Maciej Kuziemski
hyperefficiently or hyper-efficiently adverb
Peterffy created a system that could route orders to the destination offering the best prices, allowing his traders to make tighter markets while instantaneously and hyperefficiently hedging their risk. — Suzanne McGee

First Known Use of hyperefficient

1908, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about hyperefficient

Time Traveler for hyperefficient

Time Traveler

The first known use of hyperefficient was in 1908

See more words from the same year

Statistics for hyperefficient

Cite this Entry

“Hyperefficient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperefficient. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

Comments on hyperefficient

What made you want to look up hyperefficient? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?


Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!