- A prefixal use of uber, adverb and adjective, with the basic meaning “over, beyond.” It is added to adjectives and nouns to form compounds (uberstylish; uberchefs): a hyphen is sometimes used in new coinages or in any words whose component parts it may be desirable to set off distinctly (uber-luxe).
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- indicating the highest, greatest, or most extreme example of somethingAmerica's ubernerd, Bill Gates; the uber-hip young Bohemians
C20: from German über over, above
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