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Definition of "superuser" [superuser]

  • A user with complete access to the operating system and its configuration. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "superuser" in a sentence
  • "In the end this highlights a significant new IT security need that analyst groups are calling "superuser privilege management.""
  • "The root account is also called the superuser; it is a login that bypasses all security protection on your system."
  • "To do so, you have to have greater powers than a normal user; you must become the root user (also called the superuser)."