Definition of Supernumerary


  • a minor actor in crowd scenes
    - spear carrier
  • a person serving no apparent function
    "reducing staff is difficult because our employees include no supernumeraries"


  • 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Supernumerary

  • Scrabble® score of the supernumerary (20)
  • Word Chums® score of the supernumerary (25)
  • Words With Friends® score of the supernumerary (24)

Unscramble supernumerary

909 unscramble word found using the letters supernumerary.

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