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Syllabification: su·perb
Pronunciation: /so͞oˈpərb

Definition of superb in English:


1Excellent: a superb performance
More example sentences
  • Both the writing and the performances are superb.
  • It's not a work you find programmed or recorded a lot, although it has attracted many superb pianists.
  • I once gardened on a city terrace where my next door neighbour was a superb gardener by the name of Miss Jean Harvey.
2Impressively splendid: a superb Egyptian statue of Osiris
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  • Renvyle House Hotel has an idyllic setting, with its own stretch of beach, superb grounds including a croquet lawn, and rambling but beautifully maintained gardens.
  • The game's graphics are stupendous, amazing, superb, and outstanding - choose your favorite.
  • Visually this is all superb and the sight of the Statue of Liberty getting frozen is chilling.


mid 16th century (sense 2): from Latin superbus 'proud, magnificent'.



Example sentences
  • It's a magnificent scene, superbly written and performed.
  • It's a brave move, and one that pays off superbly well.
  • I already can tell it's remarkable, and is superbly written.


Example sentences
  • In addition to the superbness of its content, the quality of the book itself is also high.
  • The seven serpentine lakes, enhanced mounding, and the superbness of the fast breaking greens will blow you away.
  • Well, a few things may have been missed, but that sort of thing happens, and it doesn't diminish one bit the superbness of the work done.

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