- more, larger, or better than is expected, usual, or necessary; additional or superior
- requiring payment of an added charge
Origin of extracontr. from extraordinary; also from Classical Latin extra, additional, extra from extra, adv., more than, outside: see extra-
- an additional charge: often used in pl.
- a special edition of a newspaper as formerly put out between regular editions to cover news of unusual importance
- an additional benefit or feature
- a spare or leftover copy of something
- an extra worker
- Cricket a run not made from a hit, as a bye
- Film an actor hired by the day to play a minor part, as a member of a crowd scene, etc.