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superfine

[soo-per-fahyn]
adjective
  1. extra fine, as in grain or texture; unusually fine: superfine sugar.
  2. extra fine in quality.
  3. excessively refined; overnice: superfine manners.
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Origin of superfine

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at super-, fine1
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Examples from the Web for superfine

Historical Examples of superfine

  • Now, there ain't no superfine salt peculiar to any rank or class.

    One Of Them

    Charles James Lever

  • The superfine flour was $16 a barrel and the second grade $13.

  • There is no intention here to intimate any superfine scorn of it.

  • Again, we have superfine discussions of what the United States "stands for."

  • I should not like to venture, Ellie, if it must be so superfine; but John can do it for you.


British Dictionary definitions for superfine

superfine

adjective
  1. of exceptional fineness or quality
  2. excessively refined
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Derived Formssuperfineness, noun
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