Definition of supercarrier
: a very large aircraft carrier The revival of support for the nuclear-powered supercarrier in the last three years has been little short of miraculous.— U.S. Naval Institute Included in the supercarrier contingent are eight astonishingly large and sophisticated Nimitz-class floating cities, crewed by nearly 6,000 people and capable of launching more aircraft per minute than Chicago's O'Hare Airport …— Gregg Easterbrook
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