Pronunciation of Superior
/suːpˈi͡əɹɪə/, /suːpˈiəɹɪə/, /s_uː_p_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə/
Antonyms for superior:
Synonyms for superior:
self-appointed, singular, vain, egotistical, self-satisfied, co-worker, plum, advanced, lake, stuck-up, snotty, ducky, brash, uppity, opposite number, snobbish, tophole, sanctimonious, topflight, noble, cushdy, snooty, puffed-up, major, far-out, egocentric, holier-than-thou, principal, unexcelled, virtuous, Excelling, overconfident, snobby, cocksure, self-important, self-righteous, prideful, colleague, vainglorious, badass, top-drawer, counterpart, unhoped-for, tubular, conceited, predecessor, smashing, workmate, self-opinionated, big-headed, self-congratulatory.
Other synonyms and related words:
arrogant, haughty (adjective)
better, greater, higher; excellent (adjective)
first-string, surpassing, capital, exceptional, remarkable, above, dandy, senior, choice, distinguished, preferable, first-rate, over, fine, famous, major, paramount, noteworthy, five-star, good, premium, predominant.
novel, Wonderous, exotic, marvelous, unusual, exceptional, fabulous, wonderful, extraordinary, fantastic, striking, noteworthy, phenomenal, notable, miraculous, outstanding, remarkable, peculiar, excellent, outlandish, unprecedented, sensational.
furthermost, eminent, quintessential, consummate, above, sovereign, best, king, leading, Headmost, A 1, commanding, foremost, most, senior, elite, crowning, ruling, chosen, predominant, dominant, uppermost, signal, ascendant, chief, paramount, champion, maximum, choice, zenith, better, controlling, master, furthest, supreme.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
cushdy, plum, singular.
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
paragon, capital, dominant, topping, superscript, well-made, superb, fine, premier, choice, pukka, high-ranking, winner, super, top-ranking, senior, principal, star, spiffing, aristocracy, supreme, top-level, ace, prize winner, a-one, sterling, master, higher-ranking, wonderwoman, victor, fantabulous, unaffected, shining, transcendent, top-hole, outstanding, excellent, boss, preeminent, high-performance, president, champion, elder, tops, lake superior, first class, tiptop, good, gilt-edged, high-level, exceller, topnotch, prize, patronizing, premium, high, commander, ranking, quality, commanding, superlative, top-flight, eminent, champ, superwoman, prime, brilliant, greatest, prodigy, surpassing, superman, leader, prima donna, banner, virtuoso, upper-level, first-rate, majestic, blue-ribbon, upper, leading, chief, brag, higher up, select, condescending, pucka, olympian, patronising, nobility, superordinate, arch.
Usage examples for superior:
- He was anxious to know what theory his superior officer had formed. - "The Hampstead Mystery", John R. Watson.
- I rose above the fear of the moment, and felt myself their superior. - "Cord and Creese", James de Mille.
- In this matter then is there no rule superior to what " seems"? - "A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion", Epictetus.