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 for superman
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Superman \Su"per*man`\, n.
     1. same as Overman, above.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. a fictional character of cartoons, movies and television,
        with superhuman powers such as great strength, the ability
        to fly, and x-ray vision. In the cartoon tale, he was born
        on the planet Krypton and sent by his parents into space
        before it exploded, and landed on earth, where he fights
        for "truth, justice, and the American way". He works
        incognito as a reporter at the Daily Planet, and is
        constantly trying to avoid the uncovering of his secret
        identity by a co-worker, Lois Lane.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  superman
      n 1: a person with great powers and abilities [syn: demigod,
           superman, Ubermensch]
      2: street name for lysergic acid diethylamide [syn: acid,
         back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis,
         loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane,
         superman, window pane, Zen]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  27 Moby Thesaurus words for "Superman":
     Antaeus, Atlas, Briareus, Brobdingnagian, Charles Atlas, Cyclops,
     Goliath, Hercules, Polyphemus, Samson, Tarzan, Titan, bully,
     bullyboy, colossus, giant, gorilla, muscle man, powerhouse,
     stalwart, strong man, strong-arm man, the mighty, the strong,
     tough, tough guy, tower of strength
  
  

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