What does the word superlative mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Superlatively.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Superlativeness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Elevated to or expressing the highest degree.

Usage examples for superlative

  1. So, with her own hands, she helped him prepare his outfit, and she saw to and considered those details for his comfort which, in his superlative impulse, he would probably have ignored. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. " If her temper were as good as her pastry, I should say we had found a treasure," said Mr. Linton, looking at the fragments which remained of a superlative apple- pie. – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. " I am bound to confess that the Huron has a happy fortune, or a superlative instinct. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith