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superspreader

or su·per-spread·er

[ soo-per-spred-er ]
/ ˈsu pərˌsprɛd ər /
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noun

Pathology. a person who spreads a contagious disease more easily and widely than the average infected person: About forty percent of the superspreaders had no symptoms of the virus.

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Origin of superspreader

First recorded in 1970–75

OTHER WORDS FROM superspreader

su·per·spread·ing, su·per-spread·ing [soo-per-spred-ing] /ˈsu pərˌsprɛd ɪŋ/ adjective, noun
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