hypercompetent love

Definitions

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  • adjective Very highly competent.

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ competent

Examples

  • Heinlein seemed to like all his characters hypercompetent--so that means the sex-obsessed, parenting-obsessed women in his books were more likely to solve the equations, fix the spaceship, cook the meal, and still have time to swoon and get naked than to just swoon and get naked.

    Writing the Other

  • Males in advertisements are reliably portrayed as childish, bumbling, and inept, while women are hypercompetent.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Do Wise Latinas Make Better Judges Than White Men?

  • Males in advertisements are reliably portrayed as childish, bumbling, and inept, while women are hypercompetent.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Do Wise Latinas Make Better Judges Than White Men?

  • One of the most important figures in the presidential campaign this fall is a controversial, hypercompetent blonde.

    McCain's Economic Brain

  • Soon, however, some of the hypercompetent fellows that formed Aikido of Berkeley in those days, had a portable generator up and running and the lights came back on.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Soon, however, some of the hypercompetent fellows that formed Aikido of Berkeley in those days, had a portable generator up and running and the lights came back on.

    Sensei

  • But let's look at the paragraph where she allows herself to says something that doesn't fit quite so neatly into her praise for the wonderful, hypercompetent women of today:

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • In military-oriented fictionwhether set in the present day or notit is difficult to find anything other than jingoism (Starship Troopers), irrelevance (The General's Daughter), or a morass of incompetence/venality, perhaps surrounding one hypercompetent officer (On Basilisk Station).

    Scrivener's Error

  • "He's just a hypercompetent person," says White House senior adviser David Axelrod.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • In The-40-Year-Old Virgin, Lynch plays a blunt, hypercompetent AV-store manager named Paula - whose can-do attitude goes so far that she offers her "personal services" to Andy (Steve Carell), who's on a mission to lose his virginity.

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