Definition of supremo
: one who is highest in rank or authority
Recent Examples of supremo from the Web
Could a new West Wing supremo control Trump any more than anyone else has?
But to do so, the towering and now former, law enforcement supremo had to get to the airport.
But like Messi, Maradona was the team’s clear supremo.
Rounded out with a DVD±RW drive, SD card reader and a thumbprint reader, the sharpest part of the $1,100-plus deal is an unusually super touchscreen, made by graphics tablet supremos Wacom to have 256 levels of sensitivity.
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Origin and Etymology of supremo
Spanish & Italian, from supremo, adjective, supreme, from Latin supremus
First Known Use: 1958See Words from the same year
SUPREMO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of supremo for English Language Learners
: a person who has the most authority or power in a particular activity
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