hyperintelligent

adjective
hy·​per·​in·​tel·​li·​gent | \ ˌhī-pər-in-ˈte-lə-jənt How to pronounce hyperintelligent (audio) \
variants: or hyper-intelligent

Definition of hyperintelligent

: extremely intelligent But Weinstein's cast is more than up to the task of playing hyperintelligent kids without turning them into cloying nerd cartoons.— Chris Jones … my column seems to be popular with a certain breed of hyper-intelligent, easily outraged, deeply ironical funsters …— Jonah Goldberg

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1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperintelligent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperintelligent. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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