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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 ?
A member directed the attention of the Superb High Chairman to her, and she was asked to explain her presence there, and what she was doing.
Button-Bright was delighted to ride behind such a superb team, and he told Dorothy it made him feel like an actor in a circus.
Montfauçon was, as Sauval says, "the most ancient and the most superb gibbet in the kingdom.
All day long he was running towers up, taking towers down, adding a wing here, putting on a battlement there, looking to the walls, strengthening the defences, giving ornamental touches to the interior, making in all respects a superb castle of it.
Easily, and without correction by reason, her imagination made pictures, superb backgrounds casting a rich though phantom light upon the facts in the foreground.
What superb crops of vetches we mowed then, for feeding, in due time, our lambs, our calves
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.
A cool, com- fortable, superb day, with a brilliant sun; the kind of day to make one want to live, not die.
Thus Rawdon knew nothing about the brilliant diamond ear-rings, or the superb brilliant ornament which decorated the fair bosom of his lady; but Lord Steyne, who was in his place at Court, as Lord of the Powder Closet, and one of the great dignitaries and illustrious defences of the throne of England, and came up with all his stars, garters, collars, and cordons, and paid particular attention to the little woman, knew whence the jewels came and who paid for them.
Possibly it is to this faculty that he owes his superb technique.
The surrounding country was in all the freshness of spring; the trees were in the young leaf, the weather was superb, and everything looked delightful to men just emancipated from a long confinement on shipboard.
At the same time, Aramis made his appearance at the other end of the street upon a superb English charger.