Definition: the superlative form of an adjective or adverb
Usage: `fastest' is the superlative of the adjective `fast'; `least famous' is the superlative degree of the adjective `famous'; `most surely' is the superlative of the adverb `surely'
Main entry: superlative
Definition: an exaggerated expression (usually of praise)
Usage: the critics lavished superlatives on it
Definition: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
Usage: his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty; the artist's gifts are at their acme; at the height of her career; the peak of perfection; summer was at its peak; ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame; the summit of his ambition; so many highest superlatives achieved by man; at the top of his profession
Definition: highest in quality