Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “super”

See all translations

super

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈsu·pər/ infml us  

super adjective [not gradable] (EXCELLENT)

excellent; extremely good: She’s done a super job and deserves to be promoted. Your new haircut looks super.

super

noun [C]  /ˈsu·pər/ us  

super noun [C] (PERSON)

short form of superintendent

super

adverb [not gradable]  /ˈsu·pər/ infml us  

super adverb [not gradable] (EXCELLENT)

very; extremely: Todd’s a super nice guy.
Translations of “super”
in Korean 최고의…
in Arabic مُمْتاز, هائل…
in French super…
in Turkish olağanüstü, süper, çok iyi…
in Italian ottimo, splendido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出色的,極好的…
in Russian отличный…
in Polish super, świetny, świetnie…
in Spanish guapísimo, estupendo, tremendo…
in Portuguese sensacional, fantástico, formidável…
in German super……
in Catalan fantàstic, genial…
in Japanese 極上の, 最高の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出色的,极好的…
(Definition of super from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of super?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More American English definitions for “super”

Definitions of “super” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pot luck

anything that is available or is found by chance, rather than something chosen, planned, or prepared

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More