Definition of "superlatives" [superlatives]

  • Plural form of superlative. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "superlatives" in a sentence
  • "From the Telegraph story: “Bordeaux winegrowers have a habit of throwing in superlatives about vintages and the sceptical may question the fortuity of such a great year given that Bordeaux sales have been falling in the wake of the 2005 boom.”"
  • "I do not like to deal in superlatives, and I do not think I am doing so now when I say that never in the history of the world have there been problems of such complexity as those which have confronted the leaders of Great Britain in the last ten years."
  • "It cannot but be interesting, for it is an index to the taste of a bygone age -- an age when the survivors of the dead found relief in Latin superlatives, and the living looked into the future with the respectable vanity of an alderman posing before a mirror."