supereffective

adjective

su·​per·​ef·​fec·​tive ˌsü-pər-i-ˈfek-tiv How to pronounce supereffective (audio)
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: extremely effective
a supereffective way to manage stress
One of our chemical-free drugstore favorites, this oil-free sunscreen uses physical filters titanium dioxide and zinc oxide to form a supereffective sun-protective shield.Stephanie Saltzman

Examples of supereffective in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Scientists formed a global hive mind and delivered a supereffective vaccine faster than anyone thought possible. Jen Schwartz, Scientific American, 15 Feb. 2022 One of the dumbbell exercises for upper body that's often overlooked, this move is a supereffective upper-body strengthener. Rozalynn S. Frazier, SELF, 30 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supereffective was in 1909

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“Supereffective.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supereffective. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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