Definition for superior

adjective as in arrogant, haughty

noun as in person higher or highest in rank

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Example Sentences

It’s one of the best ice picks available for all-around use thanks to its 5-½-inch blade that runs through the length of the handle for superior control and strength.

Lithium-metal batteries were far superior to lead-acid batteries, but they also had inherent drawbacks the Exxon team had never resolved, including their habit of sparking fires in the lab.

Compared to humans, Methanians had superior hearing, vocal range, and sight, including x-ray vision.

While Big Tech collects consumer data to support their advertising revenue, banks can win the hearts of consumers by collecting data to drive personalization and superior UXs.

I’m also interested in product and design-centric teams using superior UX to democratize something that previously was limited to a privileged few.

On Dec. 30, she filed a similar lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court.

And of those who transform themselves into masters and believe themselves superior to others, rather than at their service.

Hitchcock sends the script--unread--to Thom Mount and his superior, Ned Tanen.

The essence of nearly every Disney film is that women need saving, preferably by a man from a superior social and economic class.

Virginia Woolf loved Wuthering Heights and considered Emily Brontë superior to her sister Charlotte.

The Mexicans, far superior in numbers, received every moment accessions to their strength.

In Paris, Joachim soon found that the royal road to success lay in denouncing loudly all superior officers of lack of patriotism.

His superior talents and untiring industry were under the direction of philanthropic and Christian impulses.

Not to smoke at all in the presence of a superior, is held the most delicate homage which can be paid him.

With little hesitation she did so, in view of the immensely superior force displayed.


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On this page you'll find 258 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to superior, such as: admirable, exceptional, first-rate, good, high-caliber, and preferable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.