Results for superlative

Definitions of superlative:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

A word in the superlative degree.

part of speech: adjective

Carried above others or to the highest degree: superior to all others: most eminent: ( gram.) expressing the highest degree of a quality.

part of speech: noun

The superlative or highest degree of adjectives and adverbs.

part of speech: adjective

Superior to all others; highest in degree; as, superlative wisdom; in grammar, expressing the highest degree: said of a form of adjectives and adverbs.

part of speech: adjective

Surpassing all others; most eminent; in gram., expressing the highest degree in the quality of adjectives or adverbs.

part of speech: noun

The highest degree of excellence; the highest degree of comparison of an adjective or adverb; a word expressing the highest degree.

part of speech: adverb


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To lift the voice in song; to utter musical rhythmical sounds; make a shrill or humming noise; as, a flying arrow sings; celebrate some event in verse or poetry; as, he sang of the deeds of Aeneas; to make pleasant, musical sounds; as, the brook sings merrily. ...

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