hyper

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See also: hyper-

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening.

Adjective[edit]

hyper (comparative more hyper, superlative most hyper)

  1. (colloquial) hyperactive
  2. (slang) energetic; overly diligent

Noun[edit]

hyper (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, science fiction) hyperspace

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hyper (plural hypers)

  1. (wrestling) Alternative form of hiper
    • 1868, The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review
      Mason of Blencogo was a strong fellow, with no great science or action, and how he disposed of Nichol of Bothel, who was one of the best hypers of the day, puzzled not a few.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hyper-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hyper (not comparable)

  1. (slang) hyperactive, particularly in a panicked or frenetic way

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of hyper
uninflected hyper
inflected hyper
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial hyper
indefinite m./f. sing. hyper
n. sing. hyper
plural hyper
definite hyper
partitive hypers

Noun[edit]

hyper c (plural hypers)

  1. (informal) hyperglycaemia
    Synonym: hyperglykemie
    Antonym: hypo

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hyper

  1. (informal) very, a lot
    Tu es hyper sympa!
    You are very nice!