Definition of Superfluous


  • 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"
  • serving no useful purpose
    having no excuse for being
    "otiose lines in a play"
    "advice is wasted words"
    "a pointless remark"
    "a life essentially purposeless"
    "senseless violence"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Superfluous

  • Scrabble® score of the superfluous (16)
  • Word Chums® score of the superfluous (21)
  • Words With Friends® score of the superfluous (21)

Unscramble superfluous

460 unscramble word found using the letters superfluous.

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