• (British, America) IPA: /ˈɛkstɹə/

extra (not comparable)

  1. Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; extraneous; additional; supernumerary.
    I don't mind doing some extra work, as long as I get extra pay.
  2. (dated) Extraordinarily good; superior.
  3. (slang) Over the top; going beyond what is normal or appropriate, often in a dramatic manner.
    You unfollowed her for posting cat memes? You're so extra!
    • 2017, Yael Livnch, "Whole Foods", in "Get The Inside Soup: Staffers Review Local Soup Stops", 3 February 2017, page 23 ↗:
      I highly recommend getting some more bread on the side—they offer small loaves and soup crackers for free, but I'm so extra, I bought my own loaf.
    • 2017, Claire Craig, "#Instabeauty", Northern Woman, November 2017, page 48 ↗:
      Shattered glass, pierced, bejewelled, chromed and glittered - nails are going totally extra on Insta at the minute and we approve.
    • 2019, Michelle Spottswood, quoted in Kirby Myers, "Does Christmas in your house start before or after Thanksgiving", Key West Weekly, 21 November 2019, page 7 ↗:
      Two months of Christmas trees, Christmas movies and Christmas music brings so much fun to our home, we are so extra with it!
Translations Translations
  • Russian: что́-то с че́м-то

extra (not comparable)

  1. (informal) To an extraordinary degree.
    That day he ran to school extra fast.
Translations Noun

extra (plural extras)

  1. Something additional, such as an item above and beyond the ordinary school curriculum, or added to the usual charge on a bill.
    Synonyms: addition, supplement
  2. An extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle.
    Extra, extra! Read all about it!
  3. (cricket) A run scored without the ball having hit the striker's bat - a wide, bye, leg bye or no ball.
    Synonyms: sundry
  4. (acting) A supernumerary or walk-on in a film or play.
  5. Something of an extra quality or grade.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: hors-série
  • Russian: э́кстренный вы́пуск

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