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Adjective: extra  ek-stru
  1. More than is needed, desired, or required
    "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts";
    - excess, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus
  2. Further or added
    "need extra help"; "an extra pair of shoes";
    - additional
  3. Added to a regular schedule
    - special
Noun: extra  ek-stru
  1. A minor actor in crowd scenes
    - supernumerary, spear carrier
  2. An additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)
  3. Something additional of the same kind
    "he always carried extras in case of an emergency";
    - duplicate
Adverb: extra  ek-stru
  1. Unusually or exceptionally
    "an extra fast car"
Prefix: extra-  eks-tru
  1. Beyond, out of scope
  2. Out, outside
    - ex-

Derived forms: extras

See also: additive, unnecessary, unneeded, unscheduled

Type of: actor, artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], edition, histrion, player, role player, thespian

Encyclopedia: Extra, WV