Origin of supreme1
Related formssu·preme·ly, adverbsu·preme·ness, noun
Definition for supreme (2 of 3)
Definition for supreme (3 of 3)
- a bowl or the like designed for the serving of cold foods in an inner container that is nestled in cracked ice.
- a dessert or appetizer served in such a container.
Origin of suprême
Examples from the Web for supreme
Higher courts, including the Supreme Court had refused to intercede, and the stay was to expire tonight.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Supreme Court eventually stepped in and ended legal segregation in the landmark 1954 decision, Brown v. Board of Education.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future|Jonah Edelman|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was convicted a year later and sentenced to death—a charge later overturned by the Supreme Court when it called for a retrial.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike|IranWire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Logistics wins the day, and the Supreme Deity is, at this juncture, nowhere to be seen.
The Supreme Court justices who decided the Integrity case make $244,440 a year (Chief Justice Roberts makes $255,500).
"Supreme chief of thieves and picaroons," I suggested again.Romance|Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
In his fortitude, he had not even thought of this supreme piety; and he flung his arms round the old woman's neck.La Grenadiere|Honore de Balzac
The moment, then, which produced such poems was one of supreme tragedy in a womans life.
Whether this is a Government of law, or whether there shall be an appeal from the Supreme Court to a mob.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
At that moment the people who had come to catch the visual truth of this supreme wonder, rose as one man.The Soul Stealer|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull