superambitious

adjective

su·​per·​am·​bi·​tious ˌsü-pər-am-ˈbi-shəs How to pronounce superambitious (audio)
: extremely ambitious
… a networking scheme … where superambitious people gathered for bad food and career enhancement. Jack Hitt

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superambitious was in 1891

Dictionary Entries Near superambitious

Cite this Entry

“Superambitious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superambitious. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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


Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
Spell It

Hear a word and type it out. How many can you get right?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ