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EtymologyEdit

Shortened from super, ultimately from supernumerary.

NounEdit

supe (plural supes)

  1. (dated, slang, theater) A extra or walk-on.
    • 2010, Nora Titone, My Thoughts Be Bloody
      John Wilkes would go south to Richmond, to join Ford's stock company at the old Marshall Theatre for the 1858–59 season. More work as a supe awaited “J. B. Wilkes,” but his wages this time would be better than in Philadelphia: $440 for the season, the same as his older brother earned in a week.

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin suppa (sopped bread), from Proto-Germanic *supô.

NounEdit

supe f (oblique plural supes, nominative singular supe, nominative plural supes)

  1. soup (comestible liquid)

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supe

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of saber.