supercity

noun
su·​per·​city | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌsi-tē How to pronounce supercity (audio) \

Definition of supercity

Examples of supercity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The hyperloop solution could allow for the entire stretch to be done in less than 1 hour, and essentially create one large supercity. Jennifer Jacobs Dungs, Forbes, 30 Sep. 2021 Once everyone’s destiny is predetermined, that dynamism dies, and New York is just another stratified supercity. New York Times, 8 June 2021 The crown experiment of this state planner’s dream will be a new supercity—the Xiongan New District—personally decreed by Mr. Xi on Beijing’s southern outskirts. Andrew Browne, WSJ, 3 Oct. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'supercity.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of supercity

1910, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About supercity

Time Traveler for supercity

Time Traveler

The first known use of supercity was in 1910

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near supercity

supercilium

supercity

supercivilization

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for supercity

Last Updated

12 Oct 2021

Cite this Entry

“Supercity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supercity. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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