supercriminal

noun

su·​per·​crim·​i·​nal ˌsü-pər-ˈkri-mə-nᵊl How to pronounce supercriminal (audio)
-ˈkrim-nəl
plural supercriminals
: a very powerful and dangerous criminal
Diabolik, the original masked supercriminal of Italian comics, was created to corner a niche market: rail commuters. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky

Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supercriminal was in 1911

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Cite this Entry

“Supercriminal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supercriminal. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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