The definition of superb is excellent or splendid.
A really beautiful painting is an example of something that would be described as superb.
- noble or majestic
- rich or splendid
- extremely fine; excellent
Origin of superbClassical Latin superbus, proud, haughty, delicate from super (see super-) + -bus from Indo-European an unverified form bhwos from base an unverified form bh?-, variant, variety of an unverified form bheu-, to grow from source be
- Of unusually high quality; excellent: a superb wine; superb skill.
- Majestic or magnificent: The cheetah is a superb animal.
Origin of superbLatin superbus arrogant, superior ; see uper in Indo-European roots.
(comparative superber, superlative superbest)