supremo

noun su·pre·mo \ sə-ˈprē-(ˌ)mō , sü- \

Definition of supremo

plural supremos
chiefly British
:one who is highest in rank or authority

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Origin and Etymology of supremo

Spanish & Italian, from supremo, adjective, supreme, from Latin supremus


SUPREMO Defined for English Language Learners

supremo

noun

Definition of supremo for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has the most authority or power in a particular activity


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of supremo


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