Associations to the word «Extra»


EXTRA, adjective. Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; extraneous; additional; supernumerary.
EXTRA, adjective. (dated) Extraordinarily good; superior.
EXTRA, adverb. (informal) To an extraordinary degree.
EXTRA, noun. (cricket) A run scored without the ball having hit the striker's bat - a wide, bye, leg bye or no ball; in Australia referred to as a sundry.
EXTRA, noun. An extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle.
EXTRA, noun. A supernumerary or walk-on in a film or play.
EXTRA, noun. Something of an extra quality or grade.
EXTRA BASE HIT, noun. (baseball) A double, triple, or home run.
EXTRA BASE HITS, noun. Plural of extra base hit
EXTRA COVER, noun. (cricket) A fielding position on the off side, about 45° forward of square, between cover and mid off.
EXTRA DICTIONEM, adjective. (Of a logical fallacy) Not deriving from the linguistic expression used; for a reason other than of ambiguity, division, et cetera.
EXTRA ENDS, noun. (curling) Overtime in a tied game
EXTRA INNING, noun. (baseball) An additional inning of play required to break a tie.
EXTRA INNINGS, noun. (baseball) Additional innings needed to break a tie.
EXTRA PAIR OF HANDS, noun. (idiomatic) The assistance of another person.
EXTRA POINT, noun. (American football) after a touchdown, an attempt to kick the ball through the goal posts to gain another point.
EXTRA TIME, noun. (football) an additional period played at the end of some games of football if the score is tied after the two halves of play
EXTRA VIRGIN, adjective. Of a fine grade of virgin olive oil.
EXTRA VIRGIN, noun. An olive oil of this grade.

Dictionary definition

EXTRA, noun. A minor actor in crowd scenes.
EXTRA, noun. An additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis).
EXTRA, noun. Something additional of the same kind; "he always carried extras in case of an emergency".
EXTRA, adverb. Unusually or exceptionally; "an extra fast car".
EXTRA, adjective. More than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy".
EXTRA, adjective. Added to a regular schedule; "a special holiday flight"; "put on special buses for the big game".
EXTRA, adjective. Further or added; "called for additional troops"; "need extra help"; "an extra pair of shoes".

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