Definition of “superb” - English Dictionary

“superb” in British English

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superbadjective

uk /suːˈpɜːb/ us /suːˈpɝːb/

B2 of excellent quality; very great:

He is a superb dancer.
Taylor scored a superb goal at the end of the first half.

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  • The team's superb athleticism compensated for their lack of international experience.
  • The exhibition includes several superb nudes.
  • She gave a superb performance as Lady Macbeth.
  • A poor game was redeemed in the second half by a couple of superb goals from Anthony Edwards.
  • She gave a superb performance of the Beethoven.
superbly
adverb uk /suːˈpɜːb.li/ us /suːˈpɝːb.li/

The orchestra played superbly.

(Definition of “superb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“superb” in American English

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superbadjective [ not gradable ]

us /sʊˈpɜrb/

of the very best quality; excellent:

superb seafood
The cast is superb, especially Philip Bosco.
superbly
adverb us /sʊˈpɜrb·li/

a superbly illustrated book

(Definition of “superb” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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