superlight

adjective

su·​per·​light ˌsü-pər-ˈlīt How to pronounce superlight (audio)
: extremely light
… small, superlight, supercheap phones costing less than $100.Andrew Kupfer
Titanium, that superlight, superstrong alloy found in tanks and fighter jets …Jonathan Abrahams
… a newly popular cross-country technique involving superlight equipment.Susan Price

Examples of superlight in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Paired with superlight air foam cushioning, these Fitflops are super light and look like they’re suited for the great indoors, but are built to last outdoors, too. Rachel Chang, Condé Nast Traveler, 27 Oct. 2023 The shoes, characterized by thick, superlight soles fitted with carbon-fiber plates, have contributed to faster times, according to academic studies. Rachel Bachman, WSJ, 25 Sep. 2022 This Bozeman, Montana, outfit rents AWD and 4WD setups like the Tacamper, a Toyota Tacoma with a superlight pop-up over the bed. Krista Langlois, Outside Online, 22 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superlight was in 1877

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Cite this Entry

“Superlight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superlight. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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