superb[sə pʉrb′, so̵̅o̅-]
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 bhū-, 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)