Definitions for superlative

Definitions for (noun) superlative

Main entry: superlative, superlative degree

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

Main entry: meridian, height, tiptop, top, summit, superlative, acme, pinnacle, peak, elevation

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

Definitions for (adj) superlative

Main entry: greatest, superlative, sterling

Definition: highest in quality

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