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supe

[ soop ]

noun

, Theater Informal.
  1. a supernumerary.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of supe1

By shortening

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Example Sentences

Supe III, the Namath one and the first one I watched as a little tyke, took care of that.

If Haskins's gang is wiped out to-morrow, and that glass-eyed supe with them, who'll get jumped?

Search the files of the New York Observer from the first issue to the last, and you will find nothing supe- rior to this letter.

He turned clear around and saw on the porch the tall, thin figure of the Supe'tendent.

When the man had opened the gate, he stopped and looked at Bobby and then at the Supe'tendent on the porch.

The Supe'tendent made him hunt and hunt for it till he couldn't see for the water in his eyes.

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Sup. Ct.super