su·​per·​hit ˌsü-pər-ˈhit How to pronounce superhit (audio)
plural superhits
: something (such as a movie or song) that is extraordinarily successful or popular
Any film that grosses $100 million [in 1983] is a superhit.Jeffrey A. Tannenbaum
often used before another noun
a superhit film/record/series

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superhit was in 1915

Dictionary Entries Near superhit

Cite this Entry

“Superhit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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