su·​per·​achiev·​er ˌsü-pər-ə-ˈchē-vər How to pronounce superachiever (audio)
plural superachievers
: a person who achieves much more than is normally expected or required : an extremely ambitious and successful person (as in the business world)
Superachievers are rewarded handsomely. Division managers can increase their annual compensation up to 81% by exceeding preset goals.Business Week
The women she met were hard-working superachievers. They had impressive GPAs, letters in sports, double majors, and high career ambitions.Barbara Dafoe Whitehead

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superachiever was in 1942

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Cite this Entry

“Superachiever.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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