superconference

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ conference

Noun[edit]

superconference (plural superconferences)

  1. A major meeting to discuss an important issue.
    Thirty countries attended the environmental superconference.
  2. (sports) A group of many college sports teams, usually 14 or more, that are in one group for purposes of having large television deals and highly publicized championships.
    When the Big East added six more teams in 2004, it became a 16-team superconference.