über-

prefix \ˈü-bər, ˈue-bər\

Definition of über-

  1. 1 :  being a superlative example of its kind or class :  super- <übernerd>

  2. 2 :  to an extreme or excessive degree :  super- <übercool>

Variants of über-

less commonly

uber-

\ˈü-bər, ˈue-bər\

Origin and Etymology of über-

German, from über over, beyond, from Old High German ubar — more at over


ÜBER- Defined for English Language Learners

über-

prefix \ˈü-bər, ˈue-bər\

Definition of über- for English Language Learners

  • —used to indicate that someone is a great or extreme example of a particular kind of person

  • : better, larger, or greater than


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