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Figurative UsePlay
Describes someone with exceptional abilities, not necessarily literal strength or powers. SlideAfter he fixed the server issues alone, his colleagues called him a superman.
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Exaggerated ComplimentPlay
Used to praise someone's extraordinary performance or achievements. SlideHer dad can fix anything; to her, he's a superman.
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The term superman is often used to exaggerate someone’s capability for effect. SlideHe managed the workload of three people; he's a real superman!