superprofit

noun
su·​per·​prof·​it | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈprä-fət How to pronounce superprofit (audio) \
plural superprofits

Definition of superprofit

economics
: an extremely large profit turning a superprofit due to the economic boom usually plural And the global corporations currently earning superprofits from this social experiment are unlikely to be content if the lucrative new market remains confined to cities such as Shenzhen.— Naomi KleinGovernments are seeking to impose significantly higher taxes on us because they think we're making superprofits.— Nick Holland

First Known Use of superprofit

1899, in the meaning defined above

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