su·​per·​com·​pe·​tent ˌsü-pər-ˈkäm-pə-tənt How to pronounce supercompetent (audio)
: extremely competent
a supercompetent assistant
highly efficient, supercompetent cells for cloning mutant plasmids

Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supercompetent was in 1911

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Cite this Entry

“Supercompetent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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