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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.



superfine

/ ˌsuːpəˈfaɪn /

adjective

  1. of exceptional fineness or quality
  2. excessively refined


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Derived Forms

  • ˌsuperˈfineness, noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of superfine1

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; super-, fine 1
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Example Sentences

Made from superfine merino sheep’s wool, Allbirds are among the comfiest you’ll find, and the brand is launching a new style just in time for the holidays.

Ibex’s Natural brief doesn’t feel as soft as cotton, but it’s made of superfine merino wool, and once I’ve got it on, I can’t even tell I’m wearing it.

This cookie emerged from its package with a coat of superfine cookie grit dusted across its surface.

Next moment Tommy burst upon their vision in a full suit of superfine blue with brass buttons!

Angel's wife felt almost as if she had been hounded up that hill like a scorned thing by those—to her—superfine clerics.

There was nothing of the dandy about Edison, He boasted no jewelled fingers or superfine raiment.

He consulted with the cook and gave Leo a capital little dinner, together with a bottle of superfine Burgundy.

With so many yards of superfine black cloth, he will give you the tone of good society and the exterior of a gentleman.

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