super (adjective)

"Super" is an adverb that's similar to "very". It's actually stronger than "very". Here's a rough guide to how "super" compares with other intensifiers like "very":

  • pretty < very < really < super < extremely

However, "super ___" is not considered proper English. It's a slang expression which is mostly used in spoken conversation by younger speakers. It also seems like an expression that women use more than men.

This phrase appears in these lessons: