Recent Examples of superman from the Web
Davis connects with a hard superman punch and then follows with another punch behind it.
In a civilization that’s shrugged off God, Friedrich Nietzsche wrote, an Übermensch (literally: superman) operates within his own morality, striving for greatness no matter how it might be misunderstood or reviled by the masses.
The neighborhoods desperately need a superman or a mayor who knows how to deliver like a superhero in words and in deeds.
In other words, these researchers found, Babe Ruth was basically a hitting superman.
Dr. Atl, a cultural force before the revolution’s start, ended up peddling Nietzschean schemes of superman rule from the top.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'superman'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of superman
translation of German Übermensch, from über over, super- + Mensch man
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
SUPERMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of superman for English Language Learners
: a man who is very strong, successful, etc.
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up superman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).