1higher in rank, status, or quality:a superior officer the new model is superior to every other car on the road of high standard or quality:superior malt whiskies greater in size or power:deploying superior force
) above yielding to or being influenced by:I felt superior to any accusation of anti-Semitism
2having or showing an overly high opinion of oneself; conceited:that girl was frightfully superior 3(of a letter, figure, or symbol) written or printed above the line.
chiefly Anatomy further above or out; higher in position.
Botany (of the ovary of a flower) situated above the sepals and petals.
1a person superior to another in rank or status, especially a colleague in a higher position:obeying their superiors' orders the head of a monastery or other religious institution.
2 Printing a superior letter, figure, or symbol.