su·​per·​mod·​el | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌmä-dᵊl How to pronounce supermodel (audio) \

Definition of supermodel

: a famous and successful fashion model

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Paulina Porizkova, his wife and a supermodel of otherworldly beauty, was beside him. Sarah Larson, The New Yorker, "Ric Ocasek’s Eternal Cool," 16 Sep. 2019 Lindbergh's work with models like Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, and Cindy Crawford shaped contemporary fashion's vision of supermodels. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "'90s Supermodels Honor Prolific Fashion Photographer Peter Lindbergh on Instagram," 4 Sep. 2019 To online commenters, the video was more than seminonsensical marketing stunt leveraging the appeal of a seminude supermodel. Emma Grey Ellis, WIRED, "You Are Already Having Sex With Robots," 23 Aug. 2019 Just in time for New York Fashion Week, the creators of a new exhibition in the area hope to spark a little nostalgia for a golden era before smartphones and outsourcing, when a crew of iconic supermodels ruled the runway. Nadia Neophytou, The Hollywood Reporter, "A Broadway Set Designer's Chance Find Becomes New York Fashion Week Exhibit," 22 Aug. 2019 That backhand is the ballstriking equivalent of a supermodel. Jon Wertheim,, "Mailbag: Can Serena Williams Win the U.S. Open?," 14 Aug. 2019 And while the designer is known for pulling in ruling supermodels like Bella and Gigi Hadid, the black models stole the show this season. Nandi Howard, Essence, "NYFW: Black Models Closed Out Fashion Week With A Bang At Marc Jacobs," 13 Sep. 2019 Instead, Cameron posed solo, while Gigi struck her best supermodel poses alongside her sister Bella Hadid. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron Came This Close to Walking the Red Carpet Together at NYFW," 9 Sep. 2019 For supermodel Martha Hunt, getting ready for a night out is part of the fun. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "How Martha Hunt Transforms Her Daytime Glow into Night-Out Glam," 4 Sep. 2019

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of supermodel

: a very famous and successful fashion model

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