or su·per-spread·er

[ soo-per-spred-er ]

  1. 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.

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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