superior - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/sʊˈpɪəriə(r)/
singularsuperior
pluralsuperiors
  1. 1
    someone who is senior to you in an organization or job. Your immediate superior holds the position directly above yours.
  2. 2
    formal someone who is more skilful than you at an activity
    be someone’s superior:

    Among novelists perhaps only Tolstoy is his superior.