Souper vs Super - What's the difference?

souper | super |


As a noun souper

is (ireland|historical) someone who, during the irish famine, supplied food such as soup to catholics who converted to protestantism.

As an adjective super is

super.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

souper

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Ireland, historical) Someone who, during the Irish famine, supplied food such as soup to Catholics who converted to Protestantism.
  • (Ireland, historical) A (former) Catholic who converted to Protestantism in order to gain such food.
  • Croghan Soupers

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    super

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of excellent quality, superfine.
  • better than average, better than usual; wonderful.
  • Synonyms
    * (better) awesome, excellent
    Derived terms
    * super-duper * supercunt

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (informal) Very; extremely (used like the prefix super- ).
  • The party was super awesome.

    Etymology 2

    From (superintendent)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal, Northeastern US) Abbreviation of superintendent in the sense of a building's resident manager, sometimes clarified as "building super".
  • Etymology 3

    From (superannuation)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (Australia, New Zealand, informal, uncountable) Short form of superannuation, the Australian/New Zealand retirement benefits or pension scheme.
  • Jane looked forward to collecting a large super payout when she retired.

    Etymology 4

    Shortened form of (superhive).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (beekeeping) An empty box placed above the existing boxes of the beehive in order to allow the colony to expand or store additional honey.
  • Synonyms
    * (beekeeping) duplet
    Antonyms
    * (beekeeping) nadir

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (beekeeping) To add or to place a atop the existing boxes of the beehive.
  • * 1917 Dadant, C. P., First Lessons in Beekeeping ; revised & rewritten edition, 1968, by M. G. Dadant and J. C. Dadant, p 73:
  • The question is: when is the best time to super ?

    Etymology 5

    Shortened form of (superhero).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (comics, slang) superhero.
  • * (seecites)
  • Etymology 6

    Shortened form of (supernumerary).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (theatre) Someone outside the normal company, but appearing on stage with no lines to speak.
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  • , title= , chapter=2 citation , passage=For this scene, a large number of supers are engaged, and in order to further swell the crowd, practically all the available stage hands have to ‘walk on’ dressed in various coloured dominoes, and all wearing masks.}}

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