supreme: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (su-prēm', soo-), [key]
— adj.
  1. highest in rank or authority; paramount; sovereign; chief.
  2. of the highest quality, degree, character, importance, etc.: supreme courage.
  3. greatest, utmost, or extreme: supreme disgust.
  4. last or final; ultimate.


Pronunciation: (su-prēm', -prām', soo-), [key]
— n.
  1. suprême (def. 3).


Pronunciation: (su-prēm', -prām', soo- Fr. sy-prem'), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda velouté made with a rich chicken stock.
  2. a dish prepared or served with this sauce, esp. boned chicken breast.
    1. a bowl or the like designed for the serving of cold foods in an inner container that is nestled in cracked ice.
    2. a dessert or appetizer served in such a container.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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