supertall

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ tall

Adjective[edit]

supertall (comparative more supertall, superlative most supertall)

  1. Extremely tall.

Noun[edit]

supertall (plural supertalls)

  1. A very tall building.
    • 2008 June 15, Amy Cortese, “Scraping the Sky, and Then Some”, in New York Times[1]:
      As the show suggests, the center of gravity today has shifted from North America and Europe to Asia and the Middle East, where supertalls are rising at a frenetic pace.

Usage notes[edit]

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat uses this term to denote any building whose height exceeds 984 feet (300 metres).