su·​per·​lin·​er | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌlī-nər How to pronounce superliner (audio) \

Definition of superliner

: a fast luxurious passenger liner of great size

Examples of superliner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Mulsanne is a large luxury superliner of Bentley refinement and filigree that work flawlessly as luxurious separators from the competition, mainly the Rolls-Royce Phantom and Mercedes-Maybach S600. Mark Maynard,, "2017 Bentley Mulsanne: A battle hymn of tradition and stoic provenance," 11 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of superliner

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of superliner was in 1912

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“Superliner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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