Definition of Extra


  • something additional of the same kind
    "he always carried extras in case of an emergency"
  • an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)
  • a minor actor in crowd scenes
    - spear carrier


  • further or added
    "called for additional troops"
    "need extra help"
    "an extra pair of shoes"
  • added to a regular schedule
    "a special holiday flight"
    "put on special buses for the big game"
  • 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"


  • unusually or exceptionally
    "an extra fast car"
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Word games points for the Extra

  • Scrabble® score of the extra (12)
  • Word Chums® score of the extra (14)
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Unscramble extra

35 unscramble word found using the letters extra.

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