Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “better-than-average”

better-than-average

adjective    
used to describe something that is above the normal level of performance: Companies should be trying to produce better-than-average returns for their investors.
(Definition of better-than-average adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of better-than-average

Word of the Day

altruistic

showing a wish to help or bring advantages to others, even if it results in disadvantage for yourself

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More