superflu

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

super- +‎ flu

NounEdit

superflu (usually uncountable, plural superflus)

  1. Any strain of flu that spreads unusually quickly, is unusually virulent, or is unusually unresponsive to treatment.
    • 2015 July 23, Sloane Crosley, “It’s the End of the World as She Knows It”, in New York Times[1]:
      In the wake of the superflus and cataclysmic events, male writers tend to jump to that unholy trinity of rape, murder and cannibalism.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin superfluus.

AdjectiveEdit

superflu (feminine supèrflua, masculine plural superflus, feminine plural supèrflues)

  1. superfluous

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin superfluus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sy.pɛʁ.fly/
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AdjectiveEdit

superflu (feminine singular superflue, masculine plural superflus, feminine plural superflues)

  1. superfluous

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