supermoon

[soo-per-moon]

noun Meteorology.

a full moon that purportedly looks larger than normal when it coincides with its closest approach to earth.

Nearby words

  1. supermembrane,
  2. supermicro,
  3. supermini,
  4. supermodel,
  5. supermom,
  6. supermotility,
  7. supermoto,
  8. supermundane,
  9. supernal,
  10. supernanny

Origin of supermoon

First recorded in 1975–80; super- + moon

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