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superfly

adj.

"excellent, superior," 1971, originally U.S. black slang, from super- + slang sense of fly (adj.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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super

-prefix

used to form adjectives Having the indicated quality to an extraordinary degree: superhappy/ superwonky

prefix

used to form nouns A superbly qualified and prodigious specimen of what is indicated: superjerk/ superjock/ superchick/ Supermom

[1930s+; noun prefix stimulated from 1938 by the comic-book character Superman]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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