super

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Word of the Day
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Pronunciation /ˈsuːpə/
adjective
1 informal Very good or pleasant; excellent.
2 (of a manufactured product) very good; superfine.
3 British Building
short for superficial (used in expressing quantities of material)
adverb
informal as submodifier
Especially; particularly.
noun
1 informal A superintendent.
2 informal, archaic An extra, unwanted, or unimportant person; a supernumerary.
2.1 North American theatrical slang, dated An extra.
3 informal mass noun Superphosphate.
4 informal mass noun Superfine fabric or manufacture.

Origin
Mid 19th century abbreviation.

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As an (interminable!) sequel to this thread, today’s word is “Super WotD”!

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