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.
- su·preme·ly, adverb
- su·preme·ness, noun
Other definitions for suprême (2 of 2)
Also su·preme [suh-preem, -preym, soo-] /səˈprim, -ˈpreɪm, sʊ-/ .
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.
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How to use supreme in a sentence
He has enormous talent and supreme confidence, so much so that he was asked Tuesday whose iron game he might take to replace his own and replied, “I’m very satisfied with mine.”Who can win the Masters, who can but won’t and who to pick in your pool | Barry Svrluga | November 11, 2020 | Washington Post
With Democrats on track to hold the House, albeit by a smaller margin, legislative gridlock will continue to reign supreme — regardless of who’s president.What to Expect From the Election Turbulence to Come | Nick Fouriezos | November 4, 2020 | Ozy
For more than 30 years, conservatives have been using their legislative authority in the states to expand supreme courts, including recently in the states of Georgia and Arizona.
As a general rule, the supreme Court of the United States has the final word on questions of federal law, but state supreme courts have the final say on questions of their own state’s law.If the Supreme Court decides the election, it will likely all come down to Brett Kavanaugh | Ian Millhiser | October 30, 2020 | Vox
From enhanced bass response and volume to increased sound isolation, there are countless reasons why over-the-ear headphones reign supreme when you want the most out of your music collection.Over-the-ear headphones that will be music to your ears | PopSci Commerce Team | October 27, 2020 | Popular-Science
Schieffer and Wallace are supremely well-connected journalists.Jon Stewart and 'Meet The Press' Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage | Lloyd Grove | October 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | Amy Zimmerman | August 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The monarch, the consummate PR, the head of the nation, had been supremely outplayed on her home territory.If Kate Middleton’s Butt Could Speak: It’s Time Royal Princesses Led Visible, Voluble Public Lives | Tim Teeman | June 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I had always thought of writers as supremely solitary creatures.
Any morsel of rationale for why the “supremely safe” Boeing 777 vanished is swallowed like a pill.
She ought to find me supremely foolish, and her silence was not even that of rancour; it was contempt.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias) | Alexandre Dumas, fils
There were endless grades of distinction between the supremely wealthy and the absolutely poor.Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
He knew it to be an immortal thing, hidden behind the veil of mortal flesh that for the moment was so supremely dear to him.The Creators | May Sinclair
By dawn the feverish, excited sleeplessness in his brain had driven him on and on to one last, supremely fantastic impulse.Molly Make-Believe | Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Steadily the idea grew that peace and beauty were supremely good, that violence and ugliness were supremely evil.Hunter Patrol | Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
British Dictionary definitions for supreme (1 of 2)
of highest status or power: a supreme tribunal
(usually prenominal) of highest quality, importance, etc: supreme endeavour
greatest in degree; extreme: supreme folly
(prenominal) final or last, esp being last in one's life or progress; ultimate: the supreme judgment
- supremely, adverb
- supremeness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for suprême (2 of 2)
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
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