supreme

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French suprême, from Latin supremus, superlative of superus (that is above). Doublet of supremo.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌs(j)uːˈpɹiːm/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

supreme (comparative supremer or more supreme, superlative supremest or most supreme)

  1. Dominant, having power over all others.
  2. (sometimes postpositive) Greatest, most excellent, extreme, most superior, highest, or utmost.
    supreme disgust; supreme courage
  3. (botany) Situated at the highest part or point.

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supreme (third-person singular simple present supremes, present participle supreming, simple past and past participle supremed)

  1. (transitive, cooking) To divide a citrus fruit into its segments, removing the skin, pith, membranes, and seeds.

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supreme (plural supremes)

  1. The highest point.
  2. (cooking) A pizza having a large number of the most common toppings, such as pepperoni, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, olives, etc.
    • 2010, McSween et al., Things Bogans Like, Sydney: Hachette, page 117:
      Faced with a choice between the Supreme, the Hawaiian [...], the Capricciosa or the Meat Lovers', the bogan will invariably gravitate to the meal most likely to induce a fatal disease.
  3. (cooking) A breast of chicken or duck with the wing bone attached.
  4. (cooking) Anything from which all skin, bones, and other parts which are not eaten have been removed, such as a skinless fish fillet.

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Adjective[edit]

supreme (comparative plus supreme, superlative le plus supreme)

  1. supreme

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /suˈprɛme/, [s̪uˈpr̺ɛː.me]
  • Rhymes: -ɛme
  • Hyphenation: su‧pre‧me

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supreme

  1. Feminine plural of adjective supremo.

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suprēme

  1. vocative masculine singular of suprēmus