above average

This page is about the collocation above average

Meaning

more than average, esp. in amount, age, height, weight etc.

For example

  • She thinks her kids are of above average intelligence.

  • If their wealth is way above average; their tax rates should be above average too.

Note:
A collocation with a similar meaning is "above normal", and one with the opposite meaning is "below average".

Quick Quiz

If you're of above average height, you could be

a. a basketball player

b. a chess player

c. a jockey

Contributor: Matt Errey