- highest in rank or authority; paramount; sovereign; chief.
- of the highest quality, degree, character, importance, etc.: supreme courage.
- greatest, utmost, or extreme: supreme disgust.
- last or final; ultimate.
Origin of supreme1
Related Words for supremelycorrectly, wonderfully, admirably, flawlessly, impeccably, exquisitely, superbly, supremely, particularly, chiefly, mostly, largely, generally, notably, basically, predominantly, importantly, specially, exclusively, specifically
Examples from the Web for supremely
Contemporary Examples of supremely
Schieffer and Wallace are supremely well-connected journalists.Jon Stewart and 'Meet The Press' Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage
October 9, 2014
Remember that a heartfelt, supremely uncomfortable a cappella rendition of 'These Eyes' in Superbad?Michael Cera’s ‘true that’ Review: So Melancholy, So Cool, So Damn Long
August 13, 2014
The monarch, the consummate PR, the head of the nation, had been supremely outplayed on her home territory.
I had always thought of writers as supremely solitary creatures.Mark Twain, Writing Coach and Role Model
April 19, 2014
Any morsel of rationale for why the “supremely safe” Boeing 777 vanished is swallowed like a pill.Now You Can Hunt for Flight 370
March 12, 2014
Historical Examples of supremely
Both rooms were large and furnished in a style that had been supremely luxurious in 1878.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
She had lost the few remaining days in which she could have been supremely happy.A Spirit in Prison
And in as much as he can continue to repeat them to himself, he is supremely content.The Book of Khalid
I was crying like a child at the sight of it all, but none the less I was supremely happy.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
This vigor is supremely great, and in the highest degree unbending.Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
- of highest status or powera supreme tribunal
- (usually prenominal) of highest quality, importance, etcsupreme endeavour
- greatest in degree; extremesupreme folly
- (prenominal) final or last, esp being last in one's life or progress; ultimatethe supreme judgment
Word Origin for supreme
- Also called: suprême sauce a rich velouté sauce made with a base of veal or chicken stock, with cream or egg yolks added
- the best or most delicate part of meat, esp the breast and wing of chicken, cooked in suprême sauce
Word Origin for suprême
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.