Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To act the supe, in either sense.
  • noun A supernumerary in a theater; a super.
  • noun A toady; especially, one who toadies the professors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Theatrical Cant A super.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun dated, slang, theater A extra or walk-on.

Etymologies

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Shortened from super, ultimately from supernumerary.

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