superb

  • 1 superb — SUPÉRB, Ă, superbi, e, adj. 1. Plin de grandoare, măreţ, impunător; impresionant. 2. Foarte frumos, excepţional de frumos. ♦ (Rar) Foarte bun, foarte reuşit. 3. (Rar) Mândru, semeţ; orgolios, îngâmfat, trufaş. – Din fr. superbe, lat. superbus.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 Superb — Su*perb , a. [F. superbe, L. superbus, fr. super over. See {Super }.] 1. Grand; magnificent; august; stately; as, a superb edifice; a superb colonnade. [1913 Webster] 2. Rich; elegant; as, superb furniture or decorations. [1913 Webster] 3. Showy; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 superb — Adj vorzüglich per. Wortschatz fremd. Erkennbar fremd (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. superbe, dieses aus l. superbus, zu l. super oben, darüber, obenauf .    Ebenso nndl. superbe, ne. superb, nfrz. superbe, nschw. superb, nnorw. superb;… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 4 Superb — (franz., spr. ßüpérb), stolz, prächtig, herrlich; Superbiloquenz, Großsprecherei, übermütig stolze Sprache …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 5 Supérb — (lat., oder frz., spr. ßü ), stolz, prächtig …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6 superb — index meritorious, portentous (eliciting amazement), preferential, premium, prime (most valuable), professional (stellar), sterling …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 superb — 1540s, noble, magnificent (of buildings, monuments, etc.), from L. superbus grand, proud, sumptuous, from super above, over (see SUPER (Cf. super )). The second element probably is from PIE root *bhe to be. General sense of very fine developed by …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 superb — *splendid, resplendent, glorious, gorgeous, sublime Analogous words: superlative, transcendent, surpassing, *supreme: sumptuous, *luxurious, opulent: imposing, stately, majestic, magnificent, *grand …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 superb — [adj] excellent, first rate admirable, august, best, breathtaking, choice, elegant, elevated, exalted, exquisite, fine, glorious, gorgeous, grand, great, lofty, magnificent, majestic, marvelous, matchless, noble, optimal, optimum, outstanding,… …

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  • 10 superb — ► ADJECTIVE 1) excellent. 2) magnificent or splendid. DERIVATIVES superbly adverb. ORIGIN Latin superbus proud, magnificent …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 superb — [sə pʉrb′, so͞opʉrb′] adj. [L superbus, proud, haughty, delicate < super (see SUPER ) + bus < IE * bhwos < base * bhū , var. of * bheu , to grow > BE] 1. noble or majestic 2. rich or splendid 3. extremely fine; excellent superbly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 superb — 01. She is a [superb] golfer; I m sure she ll win the tournament. 02. The band played [superbly], and received a standing ovation from the crowd. 03. This wine is [superb]; the best I ve had in a long time. 04. This stretch of the ocean is a… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13 Superb — Things known as Superb include:*Škoda Superb car *HMS Superb, nine Royal Navy ships*Several species of birds: **Superb Bird of Paradise **Superb Fairy wren **Superb Fruit Dove **Superb Lyrebird **Superb Parrot **Superb Pitta **Superb Starling… …

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  • 14 superb — [[t]suːpɜ͟ː(r)b[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED If something is superb, its quality is very good indeed. There is a superb 18 hole golf course 6 miles away... The waters are crystal clear and offer a superb opportunity for swimming. Syn: excellent Derived …

    English dictionary

  • 15 superb — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, sound ▪ She looked superb. ADVERB ▪ really ▪ absolutely …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 Superb — Der Name Superb bezeichnet: den Škoda Superb, eine aktuelle Baureihe von Škoda Auto; den Škoda Superb (Baujahr 1934 bis 1949), eine ehemalige Baureihe von Škoda Auto; ein Atom U Boot der Royal Navy Zum lateinischen Wort Superbia siehe Hochmut …

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  • 17 superb — superbly, adv. superbness, n. /soo perrb , seuh /, adj. 1. admirably fine or excellent; extremely good: a superb performance. 2. sumptuous; rich; grand: superb jewels. 3. of a proudly imposing appearance or kind; majestic: superb mountain vistas …

    Universalium

  • 18 superb — exzellent; unbeschreiblich; hervorragend; exquisit; vorzüglich; süperb * * * su|pẹrb 〈[ sy ] Adj.; bes. österr.〉 = süperb * * * su|pẹrb, sü|pẹrb <Adj.> [frz …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 süperb — exzellent; unbeschreiblich; hervorragend; superb; exquisit; vorzüglich * * * su|pẹrb 〈[ sy ] Adj.; bes. österr.〉 = süperb * * * su|pẹrb, sü|pẹrb <Adj.> [frz. superbe < lat. superbus] (bildungsspr.) …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 superb — /səˈpɜb / (say suh perb), /su / (say sooh ) adjective 1. stately, majestic, or grand: superb jewels. 2. admirably fine or excellent: a superb performance. 3. of a proudly imposing appearance or kind: superb beauty. {Latin superbus proud,… …

    Australian English dictionary