Definition of 'superlative'
Example sentences containing 'superlative'
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The playfulness and the superlative performances seemed inextricably linked. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This superlative series ends tonight, and it has chilling implications for the future. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The second series of this superlative Danish drama ends tonight. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's a minor point for two such superlative performances. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This superlative series is back. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is in superlative form. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Accordingly from today and continuing during the coming week I shall be giving further instructive examples of superlative endgame performance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What a sensational day and what a superlative performance from England's bowling attack. Times, Sunday Times (2011)All the performances are superlative - although Blunt is more scary than vulnerable. The Sun (2006)He just is not ready to share such happiness with the rest of the world, but on this superlative form that time may well come. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They offer fried fish, ice-cold beer and superlative views of the ocean. The Sun (2013)
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Used Occasionally. superlative is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'superlative'
British English: superlative ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as superlative, you mean that it is extremely good.
The four actors give superlative performances.
British English: superlative NOUN
If someone uses superlatives to describe something, they use adjectives and expressions which indicate that it is extremely good.
...a spectacle which has critics world-wide reaching for superlatives.
Definition of superlative from the Collins English Dictionary
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