Origin of supreme1
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
British Dictionary definitions for supreme (1 of 2)
Word Origin for supreme
British Dictionary definitions for supreme (2 of 2)
Word Origin for suprême
Word Origin and History for supreme
1520s, from Middle French suprême, from Latin supremus "highest," superlative of superus "situated above," from super "above" (see super-). Supreme Being first attested 1690s; Supreme Court is from 1709.