Compund Words

Sponsored Links

Last Search Words

Search Result:superlative

superlative   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 sәˋpFlәtIv,sU- 〕


〔 suːˊpәːlәtiv,su- 〕

Overview of noun superlative

The noun superlative has 3 senses

  • superlative -- (an exaggerated expression (usually of praise); "the critics lavished superlatives on it")

  • acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top -- (the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "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")

  • superlative, superlative degree -- (the superlative form of an adjective or adverb; "`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'")

Overview of adj superlative

The adj superlative has 1 sense