Dictionary.com

Übermensch

[ y-buhr-mensh ]
/ ˈü bərˌmɛnʃ /
Save This Word!

noun, plural Ü·ber·mensch·en [y-buhrmen-shuhn]. /ˈüˌbərmɛn ʃən/. German.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between "it’s" and "its" in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 8
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

British Dictionary definitions for Übermensch

Übermensch
/ German (ˈyːbərˌmɛnʃ) /

noun plural -menschen (-mɛnʃən)
(esp in the writings of Nietzsche) the German word for superman

Word Origin for Übermensch

literally: over-man
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK