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Meaning of SUPERB

Pronunciation:  sû'purb

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  surpassingly good; "a superb meal"
  2. [adj]  of surpassing excellence; "a brilliant performance"; "a superb actor"
 

SUPERB is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: brilliant, good, superior
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Su*perb"\, a. [F. superbe, L. superbus, fr. super over.
See {Super-}.]
1. Grand; magnificent; august; stately; as, a superb edifice;
   a superb colonnade.

2. Rich; elegant; as, superb furniture or decorations.

3. Showy; excellent; grand; as, a superb exhibition.

{Superb paradise bird} (Zo["o]l.), a bird of paradise
   ({Paradis[ae]a, or Lophorina, superba}) having the
   scapulars erectile, and forming a large ornamental tuft on
   each shoulder, and a large gorget of brilliant feathers on
   the breast. The color is deep violet, or nearly black,
   with brilliant green reflections. The gorget is bright
   metallic green.

{Superb warber}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Blue wren}, under {Wren}. --
   {Su*perb"ly}, adv. -- {Su*perb"ness}, n.

 

 

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