Definition Of extra

noun

added to an existing or usual amount or number.

an extra thirty-five cents an hour

added to an existing or usual amount or number; additional.

they offered him an extra thirty-five cents an hour

an item in addition to what is usual or strictly necessary.

I had an education with all the extras

excessive or extravagant.

“crudité” is so extra—just call it a snack

in addition.

installation will cost about $60 extra


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Example Of extra

  • a lot of extra work is involved

  • Although the entire river is held to be sacred, Hindus believe that its source is of an extra special sanctity.

  • An eloquent minister, at either level, could expect to win an extra amount in budget discussions.

  • And apparently those that are improving their parking situation, are going to charge extra for it.

  • And as an extra special appreciation of his service I left him twenty of the twenty-five pence to spend on whatever he wanted.


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