supernatural Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “supernatural” - English Dictionary

Definition of "supernatural" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

supernaturaladjective

 us   /ˌsu·pərˈnætʃ·ər·əl/
(of something’s ​cause or ​existence) not ​able to be ​explained by the ​laws of ​science: From the ​center of the ​tree, a supernatural ​lightbegan to ​glow.

supernaturalnoun [U]

 us   /ˌsu·pərˈnætʃ·ə·rəl/
forces or ​events that cannot be ​explained by ​science
(Definition of supernatural from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "supernatural" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

supernaturaladjective

uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈnætʃ.ər.əl/  us   /-pɚˈnætʃ.ɚ-/
B2 caused by ​forces that cannot be ​explained by ​science: Ghosts and ​evilspirits are supernatural. She is said to have supernatural powers and to be ​able to ​communicate with the ​dead.the supernatural B2 things that cannot be ​explained by ​science: I don't ​believe in the supernatural.
supernaturally
adverb uk   /-i/  us   /-pɚˈnætʃ.ɚ-/
(Definition of supernatural from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “supernatural”
in Korean 초자연적인…
in Arabic خارِق لِلطَبيعة, غَيبي…
in Malaysian ghaib…
in French surnaturel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超自然的,無法用科學解釋的…
in Italian soprannaturale…
in Spanish sobrenatural…
in Vietnamese siêu tự nhiên…
in Portuguese sobrenatural…
in Thai เหนือธรรมชาติ…
in German übernatürlich…
in Catalan sobrenatural…
in Japanese 超自然の, 不可思議な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超自然的,无法用科学解释的…
in Indonesian adikodrati…
What is the pronunciation of supernatural?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
coeducational

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Read More