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su·perb

 (so͝o-pûrb′)
adj.
1. Of unusually high quality; excellent: a superb wine; superb skill.
2. Majestic or magnificent: The cheetah is a superb animal.

[Latin superbus, arrogant, superior; see uper in Indo-European roots.]

su·perb′ly adv.
su·perb′ness n.

superb

(sʊˈpɜːb; sjʊ-)
adj
1. surpassingly good; excellent: a superb actor.
2. majestic or imposing: a superb mansion.
3. magnificently rich; luxurious: the jubilee was celebrated with a superb banquet.
[C16: from Old French superbe, from Latin superbus distinguished, from super above]
suˈperbly adv
suˈperbness n

su•perb

(sʊˈpɜrb, sə-)

adj.
1. admirably fine or excellent.
2. sumptuous; rich; grand.
3. of a proudly imposing appearance or kind; majestic.
[1540–50; < Latin superbus proud, superior, excellent, derivative of super over; see super-]
su•perb′ly, adv.
su•perb′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.superb - of surpassing excellence; "a brilliant performance"; "a superb actor"
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
2.superb - surpassingly good; "a superb meal"
good - having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office"

superb

adjective
1. splendid, excellent, magnificent, topping (Brit. slang), fine, choice, grand, superior, divine, marvellous, gorgeous, mega (slang), awesome (slang), world-class, exquisite, breathtaking, first-rate, superlative, unrivalled, brill (informal), bodacious (slang, chiefly U.S.), boffo (slang), splendiferous (facetious), of the first water, chillin' (U.S. slang) a superb 18-hole golf course
splendid bad, terrible, awful, disappointing, dreadful, pathetic, inferior, mediocre, poor quality, woeful, abysmal, run-of-the-mill, uninspired, third-rate, no great shakes (informal), half-pie (N.Z. informal)
2. magnificent, superior, marvellous, exquisite, breathtaking, admirable, superlative, unrivalled, splendiferous (facetious) With superb skill he managed to make a perfect landing.
magnificent bad, terrible, awful, disappointing, dreadful, pathetic, inferior, mediocre, poor quality, woeful, abysmal, run-of-the-mill, uninspired, third-rate, no great shakes (informal), half-pie (N.Z. informal)

superb

adjective
Translations
رائِع، خَلابمُـمْتَاز
skvělýznamenitý
superb
erinomainen
izvanredan
frábær
すばらしい
훌륭한
izcilskolosālskrāšņs
izvrsten
storartad
วิเศษ
cực ấn tượng

superb

[suːˈpɜːb] ADJestupendo, magnífico

superb

[suˈpɜːrb] adjsuperbe, magnifique

superb

adjgroßartig; design, painting alsomeisterhaft; quality, food alsovorzüglich, superb (dated, geh)

superb

[suːˈpɜːb] adj (quality) → superbo/a; (control, confidence) → magnifico/a

superb

(suˈpəːb) adjective
magnificent or excellent. a superb view/meal.
suˈperbly adverb

superb

مُـمْتَاز znamenitý superb hervorragend έξοχος espléndido erinomainen superbe izvanredan superbo すばらしい 훌륭한 groots superb wspaniały excelente великолепный storartad วิเศษ muhteşem cực ấn tượng 卓越的

superb

a. magnífico-a, superior.
References in classic literature ?
It seemed hardly possible that by such comparatively small mouthfuls he could keep up the vitality diffused through so broad, baronial, and superb a person.
Next moment with a rapid, nameless impulse, in a superb lofty arch the bright steel spans the foaming distance, and quivers in the life spot of the whale.
The negro, it must be remembered, is an exotic of the most gorgeous and superb countries of the world, and he has, deep in his heart, a passion for all that is splendid, rich, and fanciful; a passion which, rudely indulged by an untrained taste, draws on them the ridicule of the colder and more correct white race.
But I lost the thread there, and dozed off to slumber, thinking about what a pity it was that men with such superb strength -- strength enabling them to stand up cased in cruelly burdensome iron and drenched with perspiration, and hack and batter and bang each other for six hours on a stretch -- should not have been born at a time when they could put it to some useful purpose.
They were finely and fashionably dressed, their manners were quite superb, and they led an easy, careless, comfortable life.
Becky thought her father had never looked so tall and so superb as when he walked the floor and stamped his foot and said that.
Two wax candles stood lighted on the table, and two on the mantelpiece; basking in the light and heat of a superb fire, lay Pilot--Adele knelt near him.
The book was a beautiful one with superb colored illustrations and he turned to one of them.
I can twist any man alive round my finger," she thought, with a smile of superb triumph, "as long as I keep my looks
We were to have a superb dinner, consisting of a leg of pickled pork and greens, and a pair of roast stuffed fowls.
The saddle and housings of this superb palfrey were covered by a long foot-cloth, which reached nearly to the ground, and on which were richly embroidered, mitres, crosses, and other ecclesiastical emblems.
The daily sacrifice, more awful really than all the sacrifices of the antique world, stirred him as much by its superb rejection of the evidence of the senses as by the primitive simplicity of its elements and the eternal pathos of the human tragedy that it sought to symbolize.