- Extraterrestrial is defined as something from space.
An example of extraterrestiral would be intelligent life forms that come from another planet.
- The definition of an extraterrestrial is an alien, or a hypothetical or fantasy figure of some intelligent being that lives on a planet other than earth.
An example of an extraterrestrial is the alien E.T. from the movie or Alf from the TV show.
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