(noun, adjective)


1. highest in quality

Similar word(s): superior, greatest, sterling


1. an exaggerated expression (usually of praise)

- the critics lavished superlatives on it

Definition categories: communication, congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise

2. the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

- so many highest superlatives achieved by man

Similar word(s): acme, elevation, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tiptop, top

Definition categories: state, degree, level, point, stage

3. the superlative form of an adjective or adverb

- `fastest' is the superlative of the adjective `fast'

- `least famous' is the superlative degree of the adjective `famous'

- `most surely' is the superlative of the adverb `surely'

Definition categories: communication, adjective, adverb

Sentences with superlative as a noun:

- The superlative of "big" is "biggest".

- Daniel is amazing, wonderful, fantastic, and many other superlatives I can’t think of right now!